Police treating attack as hate crime

Police are treating an incident during which a bottle was thrown at a man in Lurgan Park as a hate crime.

The incident happened on Sunday, June 9 at a laneway close to Brownlow House.

It was reported that at around 8pm, a man was struck on the head by a glass bottle which had been thrown at him by a group of men as he walked along the lane with a friend. He was later treated at hospital for injuries which are not life threatening.

This incident is being treated as a hate crime by police, and anyone with any information is asked to contact them 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.