Up to 20 people involved in fight at Ballymoney Train Station

Police said a number of people were treated for injuries.

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fight at Ballymoney Train Station during which a 14-year-old boy was injured.

Up to 20 people were reportedly fighting on a train in the Seymour Street area at around 9.45pm on Saturday.

A glass bottle was thrown during the fight which spilled out onto the platform.

A 14-year-old boy suffered an injury which required hospital treatment, while a number of others were injured and received medical treatment at the scene.

Police said officers brought the disturbance under control and cautioned three people in connection with the incident.

“We are aware of the concern surrounding this incident and the footage circulating on social media," a spokesperson said.

"Our enquiries are ongoing and we would appeal for the public’s assistance.

"Anyone who was in the area of Ballymoney Train Station at the time and who witnessed this incident or who has any information which could assist us with our enquiries is asked to call us on 101 quoting reference number 2071 03/06/23."

A spokesperson for Translink condemned the incident and said they are helping police with their investigations.

"We can confirm an incident occurred around 9.45pm on Saturday 3rd June at Ballymoney Train Station," a statement said.

“The safety of our passengers and staff is our top priority and we strongly condemn this serious incident.

“Emergency services were called to the scene and we are assisting the PSNI with their investigation including provision of on-train and station CCTV. 

“We would appeal to anyone with further information to contact the PSNI and we operate a reward scheme of up to £1000 for anyone who provides evidence which leads to a successful conviction.”

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