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Two chased by man armed with hatchet

A TEENAGER was arrested after police received reports that a man armed with a hatchet was chasing two others along the Mall in Armagh.

Police in Armagh are appealing for information on the alleged incident, which happened on Saturday, June 8.

At around 2.40pm it was reported that a man armed with a hatchet was chasing two males at the Mall. Police attended the scene and arrested an 18-year-old man on suspicion of common assault, dangerous driving and possession of an offensive weapon.

The man was later released pending a report to the PPS.

Police would ask anyone who was in the area at the time and who may have witnessed the incident to contact them in Armagh on 0845 600 8000. Or, 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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