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Ireland Second man in court over gunpoint robbery of tourists near Guinness Storehouse

17:55  30 october  2019
17:55  30 october  2019 Source:   thejournal.ie

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A SECOND man has been arrested following an incident where two tourists were held at gunpoint in a daylight robbery near the Guinness Storehouse The court heard the two males then ran away after another member of the tourists ' group came over to them. The accused went voluntarily to

Gardaí have arrested a second man in connection with the alleged armed robbery of two tourists near Guinness Storehouse in Dublin last week. Italian teacher Silvia Pantoni and one of her students had been at Long’s Place, Dublin 8, near the Guinness Storehouse , last Monday evening

Central Criminal Court Central Criminal Court A 38-YEAR-OLD man has been remanded in custody charged with firearms and robbery offences after an Italian teacher and one of her students were held up at gunpoint outside the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin.

Gareth Mallon made no application for bail when he appeared before Judge Treasa Kelly at Dublin District Court

Silvia Pantoni and one of her students had been at Long’s Place, Dublin 8, near the Guinness Storehouse, on the evening of 21 October, when they were mugged.

A large group of Italian tourists has been walking toward a Luas stop after exiting the Guinness Storehouse.

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Gardai are investigating a robbery attack on two tourists near the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin during which a gun or imitation gun was used to threaten the victims. The second attacker seems younger, perhaps in his mid-teens, and keeps his hand over his face, as well as being hooded.

Gardaí have arrested a second man in connection with the alleged armed robbery of two tourists near Guinness Storehouse in Dublin last week. Italian teacher Silvia Pantoni and one of her students had been at Long’s Place, Dublin 8, near the Guinness Storehouse , last Monday evening

The teacher and a student were at the rear of the group.

They were allegedly approached by two men; one was armed with a gun or possible imitation firearm.

Mallon with an address at Marrowbone Lane Close in Dublin 8 had been arrested on Monday. He was detained at Kevin Street Garda Station under Section 30 – Offences Against The State Act 1939, before he was charged and brought to court.

He is accused of attempted robbery of the teacher, robbing the student of €60, and possession of a firearm at Long’s Place on October 21 last.

He faces charges of possession of a firearm at a Spar shop on Thomas Street and robbery of the store on the same date.

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Mallon made no application for bail and was remanded in custody to appear at Cloverhill District Court on 5 November next.

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Two tourists faced a horrifying ordeal when they were robbed at gunpoint yesterday near the Guinness Storehouse by two attackers. The incident happened at around 6pm on Monday at Long’s Place, Dublin, near the Guinness Storehouse , which is the country’s most popular tourist attraction.

A man in his late 30s remains in Garda custody on Tuesday morning in connection with the alleged armed robbery of two tourists near Guinness Storehouse last They were part of a large group of Italian tourists who had been walking to a Luas Stop, having just left the Guinness Storehouse .

He is the second person to come before the courts in connection with the incident. Last week, co-accused Paul Heaney, 35, with an address at Michael Malin House, Dublin 8 was charged with robbery and attempted robbery.

He pleaded for bail but was unsuccessful following strenuous Garda objections.

Heaney replied, “I did not rob anyone” to one charge, and made no reply to the second count.

He went voluntarily to Kevin Street Garda and stated he was there about the incident with the gun, and he said: “It is not my style”.

He was not alleged to have been the main antagonist.

Garda Stephen Duggan agreed with the defence that the accused destroyed clothing he wore because he was “afraid they would give him bad luck, and he wanted to destroy the evidence”.

Heaney, who is unemployed, had mental health issues and also cared for his elderly mother, the court was told.

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