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Man set upon by two males and kicked repeatedly as he lay defenceless on ground

The incident happened in the early hours of the morning

A man was set upon by two men and kicked repeatedly as he lay defenceless on the floor.

Police are appealing for witnesses and information following the assault in the Victoria Street area of Lurgan.

Constable McElhinney said “It was reported that at approximately 2am on Saturday, March 18, a male was walking within the vicinity of Victoria Street, Lurgan, when he was knocked to the ground by one or two youths who kicked him repeatedly.

“The male received minor injuries as a result of the assault, they are not believed to be life threatening.

We are appealing to anyone that may have any information or to anyone that may have witnessed any suspicious activity in the area at the time to contact Lurgan Police Station on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 424 of the 20/03/17.

“Or, alternatively if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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