Teenager injured in William Street assault

POLICE in Lurgan are appealing for information following the report of a serious assault in the William Street area on the evening of Saturday, January 26.

Shortly after 8.20pm a 17-year-old was found in a local car park with a facial injury. It is believed that he had been assaulted by two men, one of whom was possibly armed with a screwdriver. The youth was taken to hospital for treatment to facial injuries.

One of the attackers was described as approximately 20-years-old, around six feet tall, of stocky build and wearing a red top. The second attacker was described as approximately 18-years-old, around six feet tall, of thin build and wearing dark clothing.

Police arrested a 20-year-old man a short time later, who has since been released on police bail, pending further inquiries.

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