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Tuesday 6 December 2016

Alleged robber stole €2k from takeaway register

David Larkin, Rossfield Park and Allenton Gardens, Tallaght.
David Larkin, Rossfield Park and Allenton Gardens, Tallaght.

A Dublin man has appeared in court charged with stealing more than €2,000 from a takeaway.

David Larkin (40) has been ordered not to go within 50 metres of Old Bawn Shopping Centre in Tallaght where the alleged robbery took place.

Judge John Lindsay remanded Mr Larkin on bail to a date in October for DPP’s directions on the charge.

The accused, with addresses at Rossfield Park and Allenton Gardens in Tallaght, appeared before Tallaght District Court charged with robbery.

The alleged incident took place at Apache Pizza at Old Bawn Shopping Centre in Tallaght on Sunday morning.

It is alleged Mr Larkin entered the takeaway at around 12.20am and stole €2,535 from the cash till.

Garda Stephen Murray said there were no objections to bail, subject to conditions.

Judge Lindsay remanded Mr Larkin on bail in his own bond of €300.

As part of his bail conditions, he must reside at Allenton Gardens in Tallaght, sign on daily at Tallaght Garda Station and observe a nightly curfew between 10pm and 8am.

Judge Lindsay also ordered that gardai are at liberty to call to his home during the hours of curfew.

In addition, Mr Larkin is not to have any contact with the alleged injured party or any witnesses in the case.

The court heard that Mr Larkin is unemployed and on social welfare. Defence solicitor Michael Hennessy was assigned on free legal aid.

Gda Murray said DPP’s directions were outstanding and Judge Lindsay adjourned the matter to October 19.

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