Gardai investigate torching of two cars

Two cars were torched in the south Leitrim area in the early hours of this morning (Thursday, September 1).

Two cars were torched in the south Leitrim area in the early hours of this morning (Thursday, September 1).

Gardai are investigating the possibility that the two incidents are linked. A car was burned out in the Aughnasheelin area while a second vehicle was torched in Aughacashel.

Both incidents occurred some time between 3am and 4am.

Gardai are asking that anyone who may have noticed any suspicious vehicles or individuals in the area during these hours to contact them immediately at Carrick-on-Shannon Garda Station on (071) 9620021.