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Police want to trace four men who assisted badly beaten man on New Year’s Day

Kitchen Hill, Lurgan

Detectives investigating a serious assault in Lurgan on New Year’s Day are making a fresh appeal for witnesses.

A 40 year old man is still receiving treatment in hospital for injuries he sustained in the attack in the Union Street area during the early hours of January 1.

Detective Constable Sara Clements said: “We know that he received assistance from four males to the rear of the college at Kitchen Hill sometime between 1am and 2am on the morning of the assault and we are keen to speak to those witnesses.

“We would also like to hear from a number of other people who were walking in the area between midnight and 1am, including a woman carrying a bunch of balloons and a male with a large sports/gym bag.

“I would ask these individuals or anyone else with information to contact detectives at Lurgan Criminal Investigation Branch on 101, quoting reference number 269 01/01/18.

“Anyone who may have captured the assault on their phone or dashcam is also asked to contact detectives.”

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