Gardai in Donegal say theft of batteries from road signs ‘not unusual’

Gardai in Donegal Town are appealing for witnesses after a number of batteries were stolen from flashing road signage along the main N15 last night.

The 20 batteries were stolen from mobile traffic management signage on the N15 at Drumlonagher Donegal Town sometime between 11pm on last night (3rd April) and 9am this morning (4th of April 2017).

They are 12 Volt Dyno make batteries similar to large car batteries.

The flashing sign had been put up to guide traffic as a wake was underway in the area.

Gardai state this is the third such-reported incident of this kind in the past two months and the offence is becoming more common.

Anyone with further information is asked to contact Donegal Town Garda Station.