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Youth was violent over throwing of an orange

A TEENAGER was arrested for becoming violent and threatening to convenience store workers after an orange was "mistakenly thrown at him".

Jordan Carthy (19) had his case adjourned at Dublin District Court.

Carthy, of St Mary's Road, East Wall pleaded guilty to public order offences in the incident on September 13 last.

The court heard he was involved in a row at a shop at College Green and a member of staff pointed him out to gardai at the Central Bank Plaza.

His solicitor Declan Fahy explained that the defendant had "taken umbrage" at being "arrested in the wrong".

Someone in the shop threw an orange at him on the day and he maintained he had been mistaken for someone who had thrown fruit at the staff.

He was remanded on bail.