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Teen's threat to care worker

A LEAVING certificate student held a female careworker up against a car and threatened to hit her, a court heard.

Anton Banaghan (18) took the woman's mobile phone and car keys and ran away before gardai arrived on the scene at Aras Na Fise, Beaverstown Road in Donabate on July 14 last.

Judge Dermot Dempsey struck out the charge, saying he was prepared to give the teenager a chance.

Banaghan of Beaverstown Road in Donabate, admitted before Swords District Court to a charge of robbery.