Longford Gardaí probe late night attack on house where convicted sex offender was staying

Liam Cosgrove


Liam Cosgrove




Gardaí at the scene of the incident in Ardnacassa last night

Gardaí were called to a disturbance at a house in Longford town last night where a convicted sex offender is staying.

Officers were called to the scene late last night after damage was caused to the front door and windows of a two storey house in the Ardnacassa area.

A second incident which resulted in a black VW Golf being targeted was also reported a short time later.

The Leader understands the incident arose after it emerged that a convicted sex offender had been staying at the house concerned.

A video was later released on social media, prompting a wave of angry comments from local residents and members of the public.

No arrests were made though gardaí have confirmed the incident is under investigation.

For more, see next week's Longford Leader.