Four Charged Over Serious Assault In Ballymena

Four men are due in court later today over charges relating to a serious assault in Ballymena.

The incident on Sunday evening, 27 October, saw a disturbance at a licensed premises on Waring Street spill out into the street at around 10.50pm. A number of weapons were used during the incident.
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Four individuals aged 30, 38 and two aged 31 are facing a number of charges including affray and grievous bodily harm. They are due to appear at Antrim Magistrates' Court later on Tuesday, 29 October.

It's understood three men attended hospital for treatment following the violent onslaught.


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