THIS is the teenager who was a passenger in a stolen vehicle which mounted a grass verge and rammed into the side of a garda patrol car.
Kyle Foley (18) ran from the car and then forced his way into a house in Clondalkin.
He apologised for his behaviour, telling the judge he hoped to work with cars and a conviction would affect his future employment prospects.
A judge ordered Foley, who has no previous convictions, to bring €200 to court on a date in September and said he would apply the Probation Act.
Foley, of Claddagh Green in Ballyfermot, admitted before Blanchardstown District Court to unauthorised carriage in a motor vehicle at Willow Court, Clondalkin on July 18 last.
Garda Sergeant Damien Galligan said gardai followed the 1997 Dublin-registered vehicle, which they discovered had been stolen earlier that morning.
It mounted a grass verge, and then rammed into the passenger side of the patrol car.
The court heard Foley left school at 13, is currently unemployed, and hopes to get work as a welder in the motor trade.