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Assault accused extradited from Republic of Ireland to appear in Armagh court

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A man accused of assault almost three years ago has been extradited from the Republic of Ireland to appear in Armagh courthouse this morning (Tuesday)/

Police have confirmed a 22-year-old man was extradited from the Republic of Ireland to Northern Ireland yesterday (Monday) having been arrested in the Republic on May 1 by virtue of a European Arrest Warrant sought by the PSNI.

He has been returned to Northern Ireland to appear at Armagh Magistrates’ Court this morning.

His arrest relates to the report of an assault in Railway Avenue in Newry in September 2016.

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