Motorist allegedly hit man with metal chain

By Brendan Grehan

A MOTORIST who allegedly hit another man over the head with a metal chain after a road traffic accident has had his case remanded by Blanchardstown Court.

The court had heard that the alleged victim was attempting to get David White’s driver’s details when White became aggressive and attacked him.

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White, aged 54, with an address at Gleann Na Heorna, Springfield, Tallaght, is charged with assaulting a named male causing him harm and producing a metal chain at Leixlip Road, Lucan, on May 17. 2016.

Judge David McHugh had previously accepted jurisdiction.

The court had heard it will be alleged that White was driving on the Leixlip Road and the injured party was behind him.

White allegedly made a sudden stop and the injured party went into the back of his car.

The court heard it will be alleged that the injured party got out of his car and asked White for his details.

White allegedly became aggressive and produce a metal chain and struck the man twice in the head.

The injured party allegedly received two lacerations in the head and his wallet was allegedly taken from his car.

White’s solicitor asked Judge McHugh for more time to go through the case with his client.

Judge McHugh remanded White on continuing bail for a month for a plea or a date for hearing.

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