30/11/2020

Appeal For Information After 14-Year-Old Seriously Assaulted

The PSNI have issued an appeal for information following the assault of a two teenagers in Randalstown, County Antrim.

A 14-year-old boy is being treated in hospital for serious facial injuries he sustained when he was attacked by a number of men at Neillbrook Park at about 21:30 on Saturday 28 November. Another boy, aged 17, was also injured in the incident.

Police have appealed for information and urged anyone who saw a group of men in the town to contact police.
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Condemning the incident, Alliance Dunsilly Councillor Glenn Finlay, said: "My thoughts are with the victims of this assault and I hope they make a full recovery.

"There is absolutely no excuses for assaults or people attempting to take matters into their on hands. Whilst police are still working to establish the circumstances behind this attack, rumours and whispers on social media do not help the situation. It is the job of the PSNI to police our streets, nobody else.

"I urge anyone who witnessed this assault or with information on the group of men behind it, to contact police with it immediately."


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