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Teen held over phone theft and stolen bike

A YOUTH has appeared in court charged with robbery of a smartphone and possession of a stolen bike.

DAVID Brazil (18) was remanded in custody after his solicitor made no bail application on his behalf.

Mr Brazil, of Gravel Walk Apartments, Hendrick Street, Dublin 7, is charged with robbery of a Samsung Galaxy phone and handling a stolen mountain bike at Pearse Street on January 10 last.

Garda Ross Mannix told Dublin District Court he arrested Brazil at 2.05pm and brought him to Kevin Street Garda Station, where he was charged.

He made no reply to either charge after caution.

No bail application was made and Brazil appears in court again on Wednesday.