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Boy, 16, arrested in connection with alleged murder of Lanarkshire teenager

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the alleged murder of Coatbridge schoolboy Justin McLaughlin following an incident at a Glasgow train station at the weekend.

Justin was found seriously injured at High Street station around 3.45pm on Saturday.

The 14-year-old St Ambrose High School pupil was rushed to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital for treatment, but sadly could not be saved.

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Justin was then tragically pronounced dead a short time later.

Police have now confirmed that a 16-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with Justin’s murder but stated that enquiries remain ongoing following the arrest.

Members of the public can still submit information via an online portal that has been set up to gather information on the incident.

Police stand guard outside High Street Station
Police at the scene outside High Street station

The Major Incident Public Portal (MIPP) send information directly to the major incident teams based at the Scottish Crime Campus and can be accessed by clicking here.

Police Scotland can be contacted on 101, quoting incident number 2280 of Saturday, October 16.

British Transport Police can also be contacted by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40, quoting reference 394 of 16/10/21.

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