Police say girl (14) and woman received hospital treatment to cuts following Ballymena incident

Police at Warden Street in October following the incident. Picture: North East News.

POLICE say a 14-year-old girl and a woman in her 40s received hospital treatment to cuts following an incident at Warden Street in Ballymena.

 

Police arrested a 43-year-old man on suspicion of grievous bodily harm, assault on police and disorderly behaviour on Tuesday night.

The man remains in custody assisting officers with their enquiries, the PSNI said on Wednesday morning.

Police at Warden Street on Wednesday. Picture: North East News.

 

Residents in the area said they heard screaming in the area around 10 o’clock last night.

It is understood it may have been a domestic incident.

Police cordoned off these premises at Warden Street on Wednesday morning. Picture: North East News.

 

It is believed there may have been a number of people nearby as a football match at the Showgrounds between Ballymena and Crusaders was on last night.

On Wednesday morning police had a cordon at a house at Warden Street and forensics officers were at the scene.

A Northern Ireland Ambulance Service spokesperson told ‘Ballymena Daily’ they received a 999 call at 21.59 on Tuesday 29 October 2019 relating to reports of an incident at Warden Street, Ballymena.

“NIAS despatched one emergency crew and one Rapid Response Paramedic to the scene.

“Following assessment and initial treatment at the scene, one patient was transferred to the Antrim Area Hospital.”

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