Appeal over theft of €11,000 trailer from Mayo plant hire business

Garda detectives in Castlebar are investigating the theft of a trailer from the premises of Heneghan’s Plant Hire in Breaffy, Castlebar, in the early hours of this morning.

The premises is on the main Castlebar to Balla Road N60.

The theft happened between 3 and 3.30 a.m. where the trailer was hitched up to a SUV type vehicle and driven away from the location.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone who was travelling on the N60 or the local roads in the Breaffy and Balla areas between 3 a.m. and 4 a.m. and who saw a SUV pulling a trailer at that time.

The trailer was a “tipper” type trailer and was partially raised when it was taken and as such would have been distinctive to anyone who was travelling at the time.

The trailer is a 'Brian James Cargo Tipper trailer' and is valued at €11,000.

Gardaí are appealing particularly to anyone who may have camera footage (including dash cam) is asked to make this available to investigating Gardaí. Additionally anyone who is offered this type of trailer is asked to contact Gardaí with any concerns regarding ownership.

Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to contact Castlebar Garda Station 094 9038200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.