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Woman knocked to the ground before phone was stolen in late-night Dublin mugging

A man and woman have been arrested in connection with the robbery.

The woman was walking along the Ballymun road when she was knocked over.
The woman was walking along the Ballymun road when she was knocked over.
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A MAN AND woman have been arrested in connection with a robbery in the Dublin 11 area overnight. 

The incident occurred at around 12.55am this morning on the Ballymun Road.

A woman was walking when she was approached from behind and thrown to the ground.

The woman said a man then took her mobile phone before fleeing the scene on foot.

Responding gardaí carried out a search of the area and located and arrested a man and a woman a short time later, also recovering the stolen mobile phone.

The man and woman, aged in their 40s and 30s, are currently being detained at Ballymun Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984. 

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