Two taken to hospital following ‘serious assault’ in Ballymoney

Two people have been taken to hospital following a serious assault in Ballymoney this evening. A number of police checkpoints were set up in the town following the incident that took place in the Meadow View area.

Police air support also circled the area for almost 30 minutes. Specific details surrounding the incident have yet to be confirmed by police.

In a statement to Causeway Coast Community, a spokesperson for The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service said “We received a 999 call at 20:36 on Monday 9 January 2023 following reports of an incident in the Meadow View area of Ballymoney.  NIAS despatched two Emergency Crews to the incident. 

Following assessment and initial treatment at the scene, two patients were taken by ambulance to Causeway Hospital.”

This article will be updated as further information becomes available.