Four men from Cargan, Carnlough and Cushendall are remanded in custody following disturbance in which several people were allegedly assaulted and a man struck with a vehicle in Armoy

Four men facing a number of charges in relation to an incident in Armoy in the early hours of Sunday when a number of people were assaulted and a person was allegedly struck with a vehicle, have been remanded in custody.

They are Sean Anthony Patrick Healy (32), of Kilnadore Park, Cushendall; Jake Conor Boyd McClafferty (24), of Rockfield Row, Cargan; Jarlath Jones (23), of Beachlands, Carnlough and Tyrone McCormick (22), of Glenville Crescent, Cushendall.

They appeared at Antrim Magistrates Court on Tuesday.

The charges follow incidents in the early hours of Sunday outside The Armada bar and restaurant in Armoy.

All four men are jointly accused with a number of charges including attempting to cause grievous bodily harm to Paul O’Kane; driving a Mazda car while unfit at Hillside Road in Armoy, and knowing that injury was caused to a person failed to stop, remain and report after a road traffic collision.

Other people allegedly assaulted during the incident, according to the charge sheets, included Stephen McCook, Richard Breen, Jacqueline Breen, Richard Garvin, Joanne Palmer, Dylan McMullan and Marian O’Hagan.

It is also alleged that Carmel McCarry had a handbag stolen.

District Judge Nigel Broderick refused bail for all four accused who were remanded in custody and the case was adjourned to Coleraine Magistrates Court in September.

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