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Two teenagers charged with riotous behaviour to appear in court

Two 15-year-old males have been charged following disturbances in Lurgan yesterday afternoon.

The charges are in connection with incidents in the Kilwilkie area of the Co Armagh town when a number of petrol bombs were thrown at police during the disturbances.

One has been charged with riotous behaviour, arson and placing an object on a railway with intent to obstruct or overthrow an engine.

He is expected to appear before Lisburn Magistrates Court later this morning, Tuesday 29 March.

Another 15-year-old male has been charged with riotous behaviour, making a petrol bomb and throwing a petrol bomb. He is expected to appear before Craigavon Youth Court on Tuesday 12 April.

As is normal procedure all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

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