BREAKING: Man held after break-in at house in Longford town

Suspect is 'well known' to gardaí with 60 previous convictions

Longford Garda Station. Photo: Michelle Ghee. www.gphotos.ie

A man has been arrested following an alleged house burglary in Longford town overnight

A 31-year-old man is in garda custody this morning following a reported break-in at a house in Longford town overnight.

The man, who has 60 previous convictions to his name, was arrested a short distance from the alleged crime scene this morning.

It's not known at this stage what, if anything, was stolen in the raid.

The suspect has long standing addiction issues and is not long out of prison.

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