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Couple hospitalised after vicious attack by group of five men

Attack happened in broad daylight

PSNI police

A couple were left hospitalised after a vicious and brutal attack by a group of men in Lurgan.

Detectives are investigating the report into the assault at Union Street on Friday afternoon (September 15). 

A man and woman, both aged in their 20s, reported that a group of five males approached them in Union Street, near its junction with Hill Street, at around 4.20pm.

The man and woman were then punched and kicked by members of the group before they left the scene in a silver coloured Volkswagon Golf.

Both injured parties were treated at hospital for facial injuries and cuts and bruising to their bodies following the incident.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information is asked to contact detectives in Lurgan on 101 quoting reference 963 15/09/17.

Information can also be given anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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