ATM knifepoint case sent forward to Circuit Court
A case in which an Enniscorthy man is accused of forcing a visitor to the town to withdraw €300 in cash at knifepoint from a town centre ATM machine has been sent forward to the Circuit Court for trial.
Dean Kenny (24) of 16 Millbrook, Ross Road, was charged with possession of a knife and robbing a Brady Coleman of €300 cash at the Ulster Bank on Rafter Street on April 9 last. Kenny was on bail for other charges at the time.
A book of evidence was served in court and Sgt Gary Raynor indicated that the DPP had directed that the case should be sent forward for trial. Judge Haughton warned Kenny that if an alibi formed part of his defence, he had 14 days to submit details.
Kenny also faced a number of other charges including criminal damage and burglary at Riverview Court, Enniscorthy, on April 3 last, theft from Mernagh's in Oylegate on March 4, 2016, assault at the Promenade on February 21 of last year and assault causing harm at the Duffry on March 4 of last year. All charges were put back until January 3.