Saturday 3 December 2016

Man (40) appears in court charged with stealing more than €2,000 from takeaway

Eimear Cotter

Published 07/09/2015 | 15:57

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.

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

The alleged incident took place at Apace Pizza at Old Bawn Shopping Centre in Tallaght in the early hours of Sunday morning.

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

Garda Stephen Murray said there were no objections to bail, subject to a number of 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 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.

He is also not to go within 50 metres of Old Bawn Shopping Centre.

The court heard that Mr Larkin is unemployed and on social welfare and 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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