Scenes of chaos as criminals use car to ram petrol station in Kilkenny city
A petrol station in Kilkenny was rammed by a car during a botched raid in the early hours of this morning.
The drama unfolded at the premises on the College Road at around 4.45am.
A black Volkswagon Golf was used to crash through the doors of the filling station.
However, the criminals fled the scene empty handed and nothing was stolen in the attempted raid.
Kilkenny gardai are investigating the incident.
They have urged potential eyewitnesses or anyone who may have noticed any suspicious activity in the area at the time to contact Kilkenny Garda Station on 056 777 5000.