A young male was captured on CCTV punching his fist through a sheet of perspex glass damaging the nativity crib in Letterkenny.
Gardaí in Letterkenny have launched an investigation into the incident of criminal damage at Market Square on Saturday, December 19, at 11.30pm.
The nativity crib at Market Square was attacked and the side pane of perspex glass was smashed in. CCTV has been viewed and the incident has been caught on camera.
Gardaí have said a young male can be seen on CCTV walking down the street in the company of a female from the Upper Main Street direction. He punched his fist in through the sheet of glass causing it to smash.
A description of the male has been released by gardaí. He is described as being aged approximately in his mid teens. He was wearing grey tracksuit bottoms, white trainers and a black jacket. The hair on top of his head is dark and he has the head shaved tightly to the back and sides.
The female also appeared to be of the same age group and she wore black leggings, black and white trainers and a long beige coloured cardigan or jacket. She had long dark hair, not tied back.
The pair left in the direction of Market Square immediately after the incident.
Gardaí are appealing for the male and female to come forward.
“CCTV at every possible location will be viewed in an effort to identify him. We are also appealing to the female who was in the company of the male in question to come forward to Gardaí in relation to the incident. If anyone has any information that might assist then please contact Letterkenny gardaí.
“Taxi drivers in the area who were parked up or driving through that part of town on that date are also being urged to check any dash cam footage they have to ascertain whether they may have captured the male involved.
Gardaí may be contacted on (074) 9167100 or the Garda Confidential line may be contacted on 1800 666 111.
Posted: 1:25 pm December 23, 2020