Bungling burlgar flees Kilkenny home after setting off alarm
A burglar attempting to rob a Kilkenny home in an early morning raid fled when he tripped the house alarm.
The incident happened at a house in Parkside on the Freshford Road in Kilkenny around 6am on Tuesday morning.
While trying to get into the house the burglar set off the alarm which woke the homeowners.
The burglar fled without getting into the house.
Gardai are asking anyone with information or who may have seen anything suspicious in the area at the time to contact Kilkenny Garda station on 056 777 5000.