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'Boy and mum raided house'

A YOUTH accused of robbing a house was allegedly helped by his mother, a court has heard. The 17-year-old appeared yesterday at Dublin Children's Court yesterday charged with burgling a house on Monday.

Garda Philip Munds told Judge Ann Ryan that a witness saw a car with three males and driven by a woman leaving the scene in Malahide.

The teenager replied "not guilty" when charged later.

The court heard his mum is also accused of taking part.

Judge Ryan granted bail to the teen. He is to appear again on February 1 next.