Arrest after security guard assaulted in Portadown

High Street Mall.
High Street Mall.

Police have made an arrested after an altercation between a man and a member of security staff at a Portadown shopping centre.

Police said they were called to an incident at High Street Mall last Thursday August 13 at around 12.45pm.

A PSNI spokespersn said there appeared to have been an altercation involving a male and a member of security staff.

“The male has now been charged with common assault, criminal damage and disorderly behaviour and is due to appear at Craigavon Magistrates court on 9th September.

Police said that on arrival there was a large crowd gathered.

“If you were one of those people we would be interested in speaking with you. Please contact us on 101 and quote ref number 453 13/8/2105,” said a PSNI spokesperson.