Two arrests after 15 manhole covers stolen in Ennis

Wednesday 05 March 2014 22.02
The removal of manhole covers is potentially lethal to road users
The removal of manhole covers is potentially lethal to road users

Two men have been arrested by gardaí investigating the theft of manhole covers in the Ennis area of Co Clare.

A 17-year-old and a 19-year-old were arrested this afternoon and are being held at Ennis Garda Station.

Fifteen manhole covers were recovered after gardaí searched a vehicle at Monreagh, Tubber.

The Road Safety Authority and gardaí say the removal of manhole covers is potentially lethal to road users.