Memorial Hall attack: Youths banned from parts of Derry

Paint was thrown over the walls of the Apprentice Boys' Memorial Hall
Image caption Paint was thrown over the walls of the Apprentice Boys' Memorial Hall

Three teenagers have been banned from parts of Londonderry city centre following a series of paint attacks on the Apprentice Boys' Memorial Hall.

The teenagers, one aged 14 and the other two aged 15, appeared at Londonderry youth court charged with causing criminal damage.

They are charged with causing damage to the walls and door of the premises on Society Street.

The attack happened on dates between 23 and 26 July. The case was adjourned.

As part of their bail conditions, the three teenagers were banned from wearing hooded tops to conceal their identity.

They were also banned from entering the city centre as defined by Butcher Street, Bishop Street, Shipquay Street, Carlisle Road and Foyle Street.

They have also been ordered not to contact each other and to reside at their home address while on bail.

The case was adjourned until 17 September to allow for the preparation of a police file.