Three teens arrested in connection with incident at Howth Junction where teen girl was knocked onto train tracks 1 month ago

Three teens arrested in connection with incident at Howth Junction where teen girl was knocked onto train tracks

Footage of the incident has been widely shared on social media.

Three teenagers have been arrested following an incident which resulted in a girl falling onto train tracks underneath a stationary train.

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Gardaí investigating the incident of violent disorder that occurred at Howth Junction Dart station on 1 April this year carried out a number of searches on Thursday morning and arrested two 16 year olds and a 13-year-old.

The three youths were arrested on suspicion of violent disorder under the Public Order Act, 1994 and are currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Clontarf, Raheny and Coolock Garda stations.

The search operation took place at five locations in north Dublin on foot of warrants issued pursuant to Section 10 of the Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1997.

During the course of the searches, a number of items of clothing were seized, as well as pedal cycles and mobile phones.

In CCTV footage of the incident on 1 April, the 17-year-old girl can be seen hurrying along the platform when a youth lunges at her, while another thrusts the wheel of their bike at her, causing her to fall between the platform and the train.

Speaking to The Irish Sun, the girl's father explained that his daughter has been left shaken by the incident.

"She’s okay, she is okay now, she is still a bit upset about it," he said. "It is an ongoing investigation. At the moment she is fine."

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Gardaí said investigations into the incident are ongoing.