Wednesday 21 March 2018

Man (22) charged over serious assault on Dublin shopkeeper

Tansey's Newsagent, Fitzmaurice Road. Picture: Facebook
Tansey's Newsagent, Fitzmaurice Road. Picture: Facebook
Catherine Devine

Catherine Devine

Gardai have charged a man in connection with an attempted robbery and serious assault that occurred at a newsagents in Finglas.

The man (22) is due to appear before Blanchardstown District Court 1 this morning.

The man was arrested in the Finglas area yesterday and was detained at Finglas Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984. He remains in Garda custody.

A second man arrested in connection with this investigation remains in Garda custody at Blanchardstown Garda Station detained under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act, 1939 as amended.

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