Woman assaulted by gang of youths

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POLICE are appealing for witnesses to an assault in the Lurgan Park last night carried out by a gang including a 12-year-old boy (Friday, June 22).

Around 6:50pm a 28 year old woman was attacked by up to eight unknown youths as she walked through the park.

She was verbally abused and received a knock to the back of her head.

Her attacker is believed to be approximately 12 years old, with dark brown hair, skinny build, approximately 5ft 1 in height wearing a black super dry jacket with white writing on it and was holding a thick branch in his hand. The lady managed to get away towards the Windsor Avenue gates.

Anyone who witnessed the attack or who has any information is asked to contact police at Lurgan on 0845 600 8000. Information can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.