Gardaí are investigating an incident of criminal damage to a digger that occurred yesterday (Tuesday, November 17th).
Confirming the news to That’s Farming, a spokesperson for A Garda Síochána said:
“Gardaí are investigating an incident of criminal damage by fire which occurred in Kilavuggy, Co Leitrim on the 17th November 2020.”
“A digger was set alight during the incident. No arrests have been made. Investigations are ongoing.” the spokesperson concluded.
Furthermore, Ocean FM reports that the digger was working on a forestry site in Killavoggy, closed to Dromahair. The radio station understands that the machine was owned by a local contractor who was contracted to carry out work on behalf of a forestry company.