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Lurgan man injured in weekend assault after answering knock at his door during early hours

The attacker was one of a number of people dressed in suits and formal wear who had gathered outside a kebab shop

A man was assaulted in his Lurgan home after answering a knock on his door during the early hours of Saturday.

And police have appealed for witnesses to come forward as they aim to speak to the assailant.

He was one of a number of a group of people dressed in suits and formal wear who had been in the areaa of a fast food takeaway.

A PSNI spokesperson explained that a large group of young people had gathered on he street outside and around Kyle’s Kebab Shop on William Street in Lurgan at around 2.30am.

The spokesperson added: “These young people were all wearing formal clothes, dresses and suits etc.

“Several of these boys in the group appeared to bang on a nearby resident’s door. One of them then waited for the home owner to open his door before immediately attacking him. The man suffered injuries as a result.

“The attacker was in his late teens or early twenties; wearing a three piece grey suit and tie, with short fair hair. The group reportedly travelled down Victoria Street afterwards.

“Police are actively investigating this incident and would urge any of the many young people who were there to get in contact. Anyone with any information, please contact on 101 with reference 268 of the 23rd October 2021.”

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