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Passenger smashed up a taxi

A PASSENGER who ran from a vehicle after it crashed at a roundabout was found around the corner smashing up a taxi, a court heard.

Ben Kelly (31) was up on the bonnet of the taxi when gardai came on the scene.

Judge John Coughlan sentenced Kelly to five months in custody.

The defendant, of Captains Road in Crumlin, was found guilty before Tallaght District Court of criminal damage as well as possession of weapons for use in the course of committing a crime.