Gardai in Ardee are investigating after a shop premises in Ardee was ransacked on Friday last.
Officers say the MACE shop on Hale Street was broken into at approximately 12.30am on Friday morning, August 25th.
Gardai arrived on the scene after an alarm was activated. The premises was ransacked and the culprit fled before officers arrived.
The break-in at the premises follows a burglary back in May, when up to €3,000 worth of cigarettes were taken. No arrests have been made at this point.
Gardai are appealing for witnesses or anyone who may have noticed anything suspicious in the area in the early hours of the morning to contact them in Ardee on 041 685 3222.