300 per cent increase in thefts from cars in Killarney

Cars in carpark There’s been an almost 300 per cent increase in the number of thefts from cars in Killarney. Figures show that from January to October this year there were 47  such incidents in the area; that has increased from 12 in the same period in 2012. Superintendent Flor Murphy said the thefts are occuring in amenity areas such as Muckross and Torc. He warned the public not to leave property in their cars. The superintendent said there are people due in court in connection with some of the thefts.