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Man charged with range of offences in Lurgan including assaults on police

The defendant is due to appear before Lisburn Magistrates' Court today (Thursday)

Lisburn Courthouse
Lisburn Courthouse

Police in Lurgan have charged a 29-year-old man with a number of offences in relation to two recent incidents.

He has been charged with 12 counts of assault on police, one count of resisting police, one count of criminal damage and one count of burglary.

The assaults on police and resisting police charges are related to an incident on Saturday, May 11, in which a man is alleged to have assaulted officers during his arrest in Lurgan.

He allegedly further assaulted officers and civilian detention officers at Banbridge Custody Suite.

The criminal damage and burglary charges relate to an alleged incident at a house in the Coronation Street area of Lurgan on the evening of Tuesday, May 21.

The defendant is due to appear before Lisburn Magistrates’ Court today (Thursday).

As is normal procedure, all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

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