Gardaí investigating break-in at Mayo service station

Gardaí in Castlebar are investigating a break-in at Cosgrave's Service Station, Westport Road, Castlebar.

A gang disconnected the security alarm system at the premises around 2.30 a.m. this morning before gaining access by breaking through the front door.

A sum of cash and an quantity of cigarettes were taken from the shop.

The gang left the scene in a black Honda Accord.

Gardaí in Castlebar are appealing to anybody who may have noticed suspicious activity in the area during the early hours of this morning to contact them or the garda confidential line.

The black vehicle may have been spotted in or around the town earlier in the night.