Drop in burglaries in Tipperary

There’s been a significant drop in the number of burglaries in the Tipperary Garda Division.

Latest figures show a 52% reduction from 2013 to last year – down from 755 to 360.

Tipperary crime prevention officer Sgt Tom O’Dwyer says as part of Operation Thor they have been targeting known crime gangs involved in house break-ins.