Teens Charged In Connection With Howth Junction Attack On Girl Who Fell From Platform Are Bailed

CCTV - Howth Junction - April 1st 2021

Two teenagers charged with a violent incident at Howth Junction Dart Station in Dublin earlier this year have been granted bail with strict conditions.

CCTV footage emerged showing a 17-year-old girl falling between the platform and a train on April 1st. Gardaí arrested two boys aged 16 and 17 this morning.

They were charged and appeared at the Children’s Court in Dublin, where they’re due to appear again next month. The northside pair, cannot be named because they are minors.

The 16 year old is accused of assault causing harm to the girl at Howth junction station, and violent disorder by using or threatening to use violence with two others, causing another person to fear their safety.

The 17-year-old is accused of the violent disorder offence only. They have not yet indicated how they will plead. Both must reside at their current addresses, not contact each other or a third youth yet to be charged, or the injured party and her family.