Illegal rave broken up by police

Police have broken up an illegal rave of more than 30 youths at the weekend.

Monday, 1st March 2021, 10:34 am

The event, at a Multi Use Gaming Area (MUGA) in Portadown, left the surface damaged.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Council is again faced with a cleaning cost for Churchill Park’s Multi Use Gaming Area (MUGA) in Portadown due last night’s anti-social behaviour.

“Portadown Neighbourhood Police were called to the area to a report of a rave taking place.

MUGA at Churchill Park Portadown. Photo courtesy of Google.
MUGA at Churchill Park Portadown. Photo courtesy of Google.

“On arrival. upwards of thirty youths quickly left the MUGA and on inspection, it is again in a poor state with broken bottles and alcohol cans strewn all around it.

“To the parents of these children in the area, Covid restrictions are still in place - everyone is advised to stay at home - even children.

“Essential exercise does not mean allowing your children out to gather in crowds, drink alcohol and play loud music in built up areas.”

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