Man charged with police assault


A 24-year-old man has been charged with assaulting police following an incident in Portadown this morning.

The assault happened at Esky Drive in the Carn area.

Sergeant Paul Cromie said, “Police were called to an incident in the Esky Drive area of Portadown earlier this morning, Friday, 20 March. A 24 year old man was arrested and has been charged with assault on plice. He is due to appear at Craigavon Magistrates Court on Wednesday, 15 April.

“As is normal procedure all charges will be reviewed by the PPS.”