Gardaí in Bagenalstown, County Carlow are investigating a series of thefts from vans in the area on Wednesday last.
Two of the thefts occurred in Ashfield and a third in Gleann Na Bearu between 10pm and midnight.
Power tools were taken from all three vehicles.
Two further vans were broken into in the car park of a commercial premises on the Kilkenny Road, Carlow, where €2,500 worth of tools were taken.
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