Youth arrested following clash between juveniles

Youth arrested following clash between juveniles

A YOUTH was arrested following clash between juveniles in Bluebell on Sunday, August 16.

The Echo understands the clash involved rival football fans following the Airtricity league derby between St Patrick’s Athletic and Shamrock Rovers at Richmond Park in Inchicore.

Pats v Rovers fight 2

CLASH: Juveniles clash during the fixture

Disturbing footage circulated on social media showing rival youths brawling on JFK Drive, Bluebell.

One youth was kicked and punched repeatedly by a gang while on the ground. The footage indicated that one of the youths was carrying a knife.

A Garda spokesperson told The Echo: “Gardai were called to a public order incident on the Naas Road, Bluebell on Sunday August 16, at approximately 7pm. A male juvenile was arrested for possession of an offensive weapon. He has since been released without charge with a file being prepared for the JLO.”

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