Gardaí are investigating following reports of suspicious activity in the vicinity of a retail premises in Kilkelly, Co Mayo at the weekend.
Midwest News understands that two men attempted to rob a shop in the area, but were subsequently chased from the scene.
The incident occurred at approximately 7.30pm on Saturday evening.
Anyone with information is asked to make contact with Gardaí in Swinford on (094) 9252990.
Enquiries are ongoing.