Court hears how Dublin granny foiled armed robbery
on 22/02/2013 16:49:53
27-year-old Edward Hutton of Railway Road, Donaghmede, pleaded guilty to robbery of Mace Shopping Centre in Clontarf in October, 2012.
Dublin Circuit Criminal Court was told that during the raid, 85-year-old customer, Dorothy Holmes, used her magazine to hit Hutton as he threatened a cashier.
Mrs Holmes' bravery was captured on CCTV stills shown to the judge, who imposed a three-year jail sentence on the accused.