first_imgLifford Garda Station. Pic by Northwest Newspix.Gardai have identified Ireland’s dumbest criminal who was caught on CCTV while breaking into Lifford Garda station.The raider broken into the unmanned station last Saturday.The burglar then spent more than an hour walking around the station. He then left and stole a set of handcuffs, a Garda walk-talkie, a stabvest and a Garda cap.The suspect was then spotted wearing the stolen items in the vicinityof the Garda station after making his escape.Gardai viewed the CCTV footage and identified the suspect.Although he has not been arrested, it is understood Gardai know his identity. The suspect is believed to be from Strabane.Gardai are also carrying out a full audit of all paperwork at thestation which was unmanned at the time of the raid.They do not believe that any Garda files or paperwork was taken, however.A Garda source said “We believe his was the work of an opportunistthief and we do not believe a lot of planning went into this robbery.“The items have not yet been recovered but we do have a suspect but hehas not yet been arrested. “We do not believe this was the work of any paramilitary organisationbut we would like to recover the property.”It is understood that Gardai can remotely shut down the walkie-talkie.DOPEY BURGLAR FILMED WEARING VEST AND GARDA HAT DURING BREAK-IN was last modified: September 12th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:burglarydonegalLIfford Garda stationlast_img

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