Police warning after up to 100 teenagers found partying in field - some 'worse for wear with drink'
Published 17/04/2016 | 15:34
Teenagers - some as young as 12 - were discovered partying in a field in Belfast by police.
Up to 100 youngsters aged between 12 and 16 years of age were discovered drinking and dancing at the party.
Some of the young revellers were discovered 'the worse for wear with drink', the police said.
Both the PSNI and the fire service were alerted to the incident in Lagan Meadows around 9pm yesterday evening.
"Sadly fire service also had to be tasked to put out some gorse fires," the PSNI's Constable McCoy said.
"This area is very dark, has barbed wire fences, and is beside the river."
The police reminded parents to be aware of where their children are at all times following the incident.
"Listen I don't want to be a killjoy, but equally I don't fancy pulling someone out of the river, and I am sure you agree fire service have more important calls to attend," Constable McCoy added.