Gardaí are investigating a burglary at a house in the Fairview area of Graignamanagh during which the homeowner was scammed by a con artist pretending to be looking for her lost dog.
The homeowner answered a call to her back door, it was a female who was looking for her dog.
The homeowner helped the female look for her dog for a couple of minutes, on return to her house she found her purse to be missing and a number of items of jewellery were also missing.
Anyone with information contact Gardaí in Thomastown on (056) 7754150.
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