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Thursday 14 December 2017

Teen accused of robbery robbery

A TEENAGER accused of robbing a convenience store while armed with a bread knife is facing trial.

Shane Flood (18) allegedly stole €260 in cash from Tesco Express in Finglas.

Judge David McHugh adjourned the matter for six weeks for the service of the book of evidence.

The accused, of Aylward Green, Cappagh Road in Finglas, appeared before Blanchardstown District Court charged with robbing €260 from Tesco Express in Finglas on October 20, 2014.

It is also alleged that Mr Flood produced a large bread knife during the robbery.

Sergeant Mary Doherty said the DPP has directed trial in the Circuit Court on the charges.

Dangerous driving charge

AN Aer Lingus cabin crew member has appeared in court charged with dangerous driving.

Nicholas O'Connor (23) was allegedly driving a 2004-registered vehicle at the time of the incident.

Judge David McHugh ordered the disclosure of any statements in relation to the allegation.

The judge adjourned the case to March 31 when Mr O'Connor is expected to enter a plea to the charge.

The accused, of Court View, Rathborne Apartments in Ashtown, Dublin 15, appeared before Blanchardstown District Court charged with dangerous driving.

The offence, contrary to the road traffic act, allegedly took place at River Road in Ashtown on August 8, 2014.

Sergeant Mary Doherty told the court there were "injuries" but Mr O'Connor was not facing any further charges.

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