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Man taken to hospital and woman assaulted in early morning attack

A man and woman were viciously assaulted in Lurgan during the early hours of Sunday morning.

An investigation has been launched following the attack which left the man – in his 50’s – requiring treatment in hospital.

It is understood the attack happened in Edward Street area shortly before 2am.

A police spokesperson said: “At around 1.50am it was reported that a man, aged in his 50s, had been assaulted by two unknown males.

“He was taken to hospital for treatment for a cut to his head.

“A female, aged in her 20’s, was also hit in the face during the incident.”

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