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Young person assaulted and phone stolen in Lurgan

A young person was assaulted and had their phone stolen in Lurgan on Thursday.

The Local Policing Team in the town confirmed they responded to an ongoing assault which led to a young person being injured and his phone stolen.

Officers responded promptly and were able to pursue the suspect through Lurgan town centre and he was quickly detained.

The suspect was arrested for numerous offences including robbery and has been charged to court.

Police searched the route ran by the suspect and the victim’s phone was located in a ditch before being returned.

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