Man assaulted in Edward St

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Police have issued an appeal after a man was ‘violently’ attacked in Lurgan at the weekend.

The man was injured during an attack in the early hours of Saturday morning in Edward St.

According to police he was set upon by two men who were strangers to him.

Police have appealed for witnesses to the incident, which happened at around 1.30am, to come forward.

They are keen to speak to two women who helped the victim while he was being attacked.

“We are seeking these two females to come forward and assist police with information to identify the two offenders,” said a PSNI spokesperson.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Lurgan Police 0845 600 8000. Quote Ref Number 881 11/08/13