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Teen held over €7k car damage

A TEENAGE boy accused of causing €7,000 worth of damages to a car during a dispute in his neighbourhood has been further remanded in custody.

The 16-year-old has been charged with criminal damage to the vehicle in Dublin city's south-side on December 22 last. The teenager had been refused bail two days later.

The case resumed at the Dublin Children's Court yesterday, where Judge Ann Ryan was told that it could take four to six weeks for directions from the DPP to be obtained. The teenager had not yet entered a plea to the charge. The case was adjourned for two weeks.