Teenagers, 16 and 17, rushed to hospital after fight at train station

Police have deployed additional patrols around Irvine train station after several youngsters became involved in a brawl.

Two boys, 16 and 17, rushed to hospital after fight at Irvine train station in North Ayrshire Google Maps

Two teenagers have been rushed to hospital after a brawl involving a group of youngsters at a train station in North Ayrshire.

The boys, aged 16 and 17, were taken for treatment following the fight in Irvine on Friday evening, however their condition is not thought to be serious.

A 17-year-old girl was also injured during the incident and was taken home by police.

Several platforms were closed on Saturday morning as part of the British Transport Police (BTP) investigation before reopening later in the day.

No arrests have been made, the force said, but an appeal has been launched for information.

A spokesperson for the force said: “Officers were called to Irvine railway station at 9.50pm on Friday, June 9 following reports of youths fighting. 

“Paramedics also attended and two boys, aged 16 and 17, were taken to a local hospital for treatment.

“Their injuries are not considered life-threatening or life-changing.

“A girl, also aged 17, sustained a minor head injury and was taken to her home address.

Additional patrols have been put in place for the coming days.

Anyone with information is asked to text the BTP on 61016 quoting incident 738 of June 9.

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