Bungling thief spotted trying to break into car in Kilkenny estate overnight
A thief attempted to break into a car in Kilkenny city before fleeing the scene after he was spotted by a passer-by.
The attempted theft occurred at Melville Heights at around 5.50am last Thursday morning.
The man, who was wearing black clothes and luminous running shoes, was attempting to break into the vehicle, before he was spotted in the act.
He then fled in the direction of the Ring Road.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Kilkenny Garda Station on 056 777 5000.