Pair assaulted by gang of eight

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POLICE in Lurgan are appealing for information following the report of a serious assault in the Old Portadown Road area in the early hours of Saturday 2nd June.

It was reported that at around 2.30am a man and woman both in their 20s were set upon by up to eight people.

The man and woman were both taken to hospital and treated for facial injuries and severe bruising to their bodies.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact police at Lurgan on 0845 600 8000.

Or, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111