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Teen fled after stolen car rammed into garda patrol

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.