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Hijack accused is sent for trial

A YOUNG man accused of attempting to hijack a car has been sent forward for trial.

Daniel Byrne (20)was ordered to obey a curfew and to sign on at a garda station for the duration of the case.

The accused, of Greenfort Lawns, Clondalkin, appeared before Blanchardstown District Court charged with attempting to seize by intimidation a vehicle.

The offence allegedly took place at Old Lucan Road, Palmerstown, on October 29, 2013. A State solicitor said the book of evidence had been served on the accused, who will now appear before Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

MAN ON THREAT TO KILL CHARGE

A GERMAN national accused of harassing and threatening to kill a former landlady is facing trial.

Thomas Stralkowski (55) has been was ordered to stay away from the alleged victim and any witnesses for the duration of the case.

Judge Hugh O'Donnell adjourned the matters to a date in June for the service of the book of evidence.

The accused,of Verdemont, Blanchardstown, appeared before Blanchardstown District Court charged with threatening to kill a woman at Kilbride, Co Meath, on November 15, 2013.


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