Teen bailed over west Belfast 'rampage'

Published Wednesday, 07 August 2013
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A 17-year-old boy has been arrested and released on bail over criminal damage in west Belfast, believed to have been caused when a house party got out of control.

Teen bailed over west Belfast 'rampage'
Damage caused in the Ringford Park area of west Belfast. (© Pacemaker)

There were reports that 50-100 youths went on the rampage in the Ringford Park area nearly two weeks ago, damaging four cars and the living room window of a property.

The teenager was held on suspicion of five counts of criminal damage.

After assisting police with their enquiries, he has been released pending further enquiries.

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martin in belfast wrote (254 days ago):
So when these thugs started attacking catholics and there properties can it still be described as a 'secterian attack'? This was a simple case of mindless thugs doing what they do best - annoy hard working decent people
Best Belfast resident in BELAST wrote (256 days ago):
I think its an udder disgrace that the utv would try and write this off as anything but a secterian attack this so called party must of way out of control with hurly bats and iron bars and ruck sacks full of bricks just lying about to be used don't be silly any decent logical person can see it was a planned attack on an otherwise quiet and peaceful area shame on you!!!!!!!!
Mark in Belfast wrote (256 days ago):
Marty in west belfast glad to hear someone from the nationalist side telling it as it is. Do us all a favour and if you know anyone in north belfast could you tell them the the orange order and the bands men are just trying to get home the quickest way possible and it just happens to be past a nationalist area. Cheers!!!!!!!!!!!
please moderate this in belfast wrote (256 days ago):
marty wake up and smell the coffee the people caught on fb organizing these attacks and bragging about it where blatantly sectarian !
Wanting the truth in A bunch of lies wrote (256 days ago):
Great to see the truth at last NOT! Im appaulled UTV should change its name to anti Unionist TV 100 drunken youths at a house party that got out of control ? Really? Do you honestly believe that? Your coverage of the facts are a disgrace. You should face the same fate as what happened the News of the World and close down
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