PSNI deal with youths gathering at an NI train station

Youths gathering at a train station in Portadown are causing problems for travellers and the PSNI.

Friday, 19th February 2021, 9:43 am

Safe Transport Team were back in Portadown train station again this week to deal with youths gathering close to the station.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “We’re aware of ongoing issues with youths gathering in and around the train station and Obins Street area.

“Due to current ongoing regulations, the train station is for essential travellers only and Translink have signs clearly displayed that you should only enter their premises if you are using their services.

PSNI at Portadown Train Station.

“This is to protect everyone. You. Staff. Passengers. Everyone.

“We, along with our colleagues in Portadown Neighbourhood team, Lurgan Neighbourhood team and Translink, will be keeping an eye on this situation.

“The Health Protection Regulations apply to everyone, including young people, and we all have a part to play in ensuring our spaces are safe for all.”

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