A car was taken after a burglar broke into a home in the Long Lane area of Letterkenny last weekend.
The incident occurred in Manor View at around midnight on Saturday night/Sunday morning.
It is thought that the burglar entered the home and stole the keys to the homeowner’s car – a grey English-registered Peugeot – before driving away.
The car was later found abandoned in a nearby housing area.
Gardaí are investigating the burglary and unauthorised taking of the vehicle. The authorities are appealing for anybody who was in the Long Lane area at the time or who witnessed this car to contact Letterkenny Garda Station on 0749167100 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.