Teen knocked woman off bike in vicious attack
Joseph O’Toole (19) is to asics running be sentenced later at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to give him time to complete an alcohol rehabilitation programme.
The court heard O’Toole and a co acc asics running used beat up and robbed the woman only half an hour after they had attacked and robbed a man in his late 60s on the same stretch of road.
Gda Alan Gordon said he was patrolling Church Road with a colleague when they saw a man in a white T shirt kicking and punching a woman and dragging her along the ground by her rucksack.
O’Toole was arrested after a violent struggle and taken to Blanchardstown garda statio asics running n, where his aggressive behaviour continued.
The victim, Isabella Szyrajew, told gardai she had been cycling along Church Road when two men approached who appeared to be in good spirits.
One stopped her and asked what was in her shopping bags before throwing her to the gro asics running und. She was kicked in the face, head, stomach and back about six times.