Officer suffers serious facial injuries

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A POLICE officer sustained serious facial injuries during a disturbance in Magherafelt.

Two youths, aged 15 and 17, were arrested in the Highfield Road area of the town on Saturday night.

The 17-year old is expected to appear in Londonderry Magistrates Court today charged with a number of offences including assault on police. The 15 year old boy will appear at Magherafelt Youth Court on Monday October 22 charged with grievous bodily harm.