Garda to be tried for assault and theft of €6.25

Monday 01 September 2014 23.35
The garda is stationed at Mountjoy Garda Station
The garda is stationed at Mountjoy Garda Station

A garda accused of theft and assault is due to go on trial at the end of the year.

Padraig Dennehy, who is stationed at Mountjoy Garda Station, is accused of assaulting a man and stealing €6.25 at Parnell Square West in Dublin on 3 March 2013.

The charges follow an investigation by the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission.

The case is now due to be heard in December.