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Arrest warrant issued for woman accused of assaulting a mother, daughter and grandmother

She is also accused of assaulting a detention officer


An arrest warrant has been issued for a Portadown woman accused of assaulting a mother, daughter and grandmother.

Court heard the 47-year-old is also alleged to have punched a detention officer whilst she was in custody.

Patsy Day, of Tandragee Road, did not appear as she was charged with three counts of common assault, assault on a police designated person and disorderly behaviour at Craigavon Magistrates’ Court on Friday.

The case had been listed for a contest but defence counsel informed the court that the defendant would not be attending.

It was heard that on July 4, police received a report of an assault on a mother, daughter and grandmother outside Judge’s shop on the Ashgrove Road, Portadown.

It was alleged that the defendant had been driving a car with the mother and grandmother  inside.

The daughter had been speaking to the mother through the window of the vehicle, Day is alleged to have made off at speed before turning and driving at the daughter.

It was further claimed that the mother got out of the car and started to remonstrate, at which stage Day is alleged to have punched both the mother and grandmother.

She is alleged to have gotten back into her car for a short period before coming back out and pushing the mother to the ground.

Day was subsequently arrested, and whilst in custody, she is accused of becoming aggressive and punching a detention officer.

Upon hearing the details District Judge Bernie Kelly ordered an arrest warrant in Day’s name.

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