Copeland expresses shock as 17 year old boy found in critical condition in East Belfast

Councillor Sonia Copeland has expressed her shock after a 17 year old was found in a critical condition in an alleyway in East Belfast.

It is believed he fell from a second floor balcony in the Castlereagh Parade/Glenvarlock Street area.

Councillor Copeland said:

“This is shocking news and it is important that the facts around what happened can be established as soon as possible. 

“The police are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident so I would appeal to anyone who has any information that could help them to come forward immediately.”

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