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Man sent for trial in pharmacy theft case

A DUBLIN man has been sent for trial charged with producing a screwdriver in the course of a pharmacy robbery.

Thomas McGuinness (33) had a book of evidence served on him at Blanchardstown District Court.

Mr McGuinness, with an address at Decies Road, Ballyfermot, is charged with robbing a woman of cash at Lloyd’s Pharmacy, Chaplain’s Place, Clondalkin on January 21 last.

He is also charged with producing a screwdriver in a robbery.

Judge David McHugh gave the defendant the formal caution that he must provide to the prosecution within 14 days details of any alibi he intends to rely on in his trial.

He then sent him forward to the next sittings of Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.