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Cookstown in top 10 for weekend violence

Weekend drink-fuelled violence can end in prison

Weekend drink-fuelled violence can end in prison

Cookstown is among the top ten areas in Northern Ireland for weekend violence, figures have revealed.

Over the last year, there were 230 violent incidents in Cookstown, significantly more than Dungannon where the figure was 138.

Elsewhere in Mid Ulster, Magherafelt saw 134 attacks and Maghera recorded 47 violent incidents.

The figures were released to the Irish News newspaper through a freedom of information request to the PSNI.

Belfast topped the list with 2,316, followed by Derry city - 810.

 

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