Investation launced into alleged attack on two teenagers in Meath

An Garda investigation has been launched following a violent incident in Co Meath on Sunday evening.

Two 17-year-old boys were brought to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda after they were allegedly assaulted by a large group of males near Gormanstown railway station.

According to a Garda spokesperson, the victims described their attackers as “both black and white youths” who were said to have been “accompanied by females who witnessed the assault”.

It is not yet know how many people were involved in the attack.

It's understood that both the teenage victims and the alleged attackers boarded a train in Balbriggan before alighting at the County Meath station.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with any information, or indeed anyone who may have seen the attack, to contact them on 041 9813320 or 01 8010600 or the Garda confidential line on 1800 666 111.