appeal after two assaults


Police in Lurgan are appealing for information following two assaults.

The first took place in 
the Waringstown area at around 10am on Saturday, July 13.

A 48-year-old man was assaulted by a group of youths, aged approximately 16 to 20 years old at the entrance to Oaktree Manor.

One of the youths is described as male, tall, of slim build and was wearing a yellow T-shirt. Another of the male youths was wearing a red top.

A group of youths were observed in the area around this time entering a white people carrier taxi at the junction of Main Street and Mill Hill.

Police believe that the area was busy at the time and are appealing to anyone who noticed the assault to contact them in Lurgan on 0845 600 8000.

The second assault happened in Taghnevan Close at around 3.30pm on Saturday, July 13.

A 30-year-old woman 
was assaulted by a man close to the rear entrance of licensed premises. The 
female sustained injuries to her face.

The man is described 
as being in his late 20s to early 30s, 5ft 6in tall, of slim build with a swarthy complexion and short, dark hair. He was wearing a blue vest top.

Police are keen to speak to two men who assisted the female to her feet.

They would also like 
to hear from anyone who 
witnessed the assault. 
Police can be contacted 
in Lurgan on 0845 600 

If you prefer to provide information about either 
of these crimes without giving your details you can contact the independent Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 
555 111.