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Five men in court in Derry gas station scuffle

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Two teenagers and three men are scheduled to appear in court in an incident involving a group fighting on the forecourt of a gas station in Derry.

The men were arrested on suspicion of a number of offenses after police were alerted on the Buncrana road around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

It was also reported that a number of cars were involved in an upright collision.

A sixth man, 28, is currently being treated in hospital for injuries sustained in the incident, police said Thursday.

The Buncrana road has been closed for some time.

The five men, aged 14, 19, 23, 25 and 28, will appear in Londonderry Magistrates’ Court on Thursday.

The charges, broken down per person, are as follows:

  • The 14-year-old has been charged with several offenses, including possession of an offensive weapon in a public place and possession of an item with a blade or spike in a public place.
  • The 19-year-old has been charged with dangerous driving and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.
  • The 23-year-old has been charged with several traffic violations, including dangerous driving.
  • The 25-year-old has been charged with possession of an object with a blade or spike in a public place.
  • The 28-year-old has been charged with a number of offenses, including fighting; possession of an offensive weapon in a public place; and intentional serious bodily harm.

As is normal procedure, all charges will be investigated by the prosecution.

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