Teenager used as decoy to aid thieves in Carlow town

KCLR are reporting gardai in Carlow town believe thieves are using a teenager as a decoy to distract victims.

On Monday just before midday a woman was approached by a teenager as she was getting a parking ticket at Penny’s car park in the Hanover centre.

The youngster asked for the directions to the battered wives shelter, the concerned woman gave the directions and returned to her car to place the parking ticket on the dash only to find her handbag, 280 euro and some documents had also been taken.

The girl is described as having red hair, wearing denim jeans and a beige sweater.

If you witnessed the incident or have seen a girl fitting the description call the gardai in Carlow at (059)9136627

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