Males assaulted by group in Portadown

Magowan car park.
Magowan car park.

Police in Portadown are appealing for information following an assault in the town which resulted in two men sustaining injuries.

Around midnight on Tuesday, December 1, two men were walking through Magowan Car Park when they were attacked by a group of males. The 31- year-old and 45-year-old men were assaulted and followed by the males for a short time as they tried to run off.

The younger man sustained injuries to his hand and knee and the other man sustained facial and arm injuries.

Constable Clayton said: “We believe the assault may have begun in Magowan Car Park and moved into Carlton Street and Coronation Street. We would like to hear from anyone who witnessed this incident or anyone who has information which may assist our investigation. We can be contacted in Portadown on 101, quoting ref: 2 011215.”

Meanwhile, Police in Craigavon are appealing for information following an attempted burglary.

Shortly before 2am on Sunday, 6 December, police received a report of two males kicking open the back door of a house in Parknasilla Way.

The males then went to the front of the house and kicked the front door. One of the males is described as being around 5ft 10 in tall, of large build and was wearing a dark hoody, a woollen hat and a scarf.

The second male is described as being smaller than the first and was wearing a black hoody with white writing on it.

Both men made off on foot.

Police would like to hear from anyone who observed any activity around the area at this time .

Police can becontacted in Craigavon on 101, quoting ref: 183 061215 or contact Crimestoppers.