05/01/2018

Couple Who Intervened To Stop Lurgan Assault Urged To Contact Police

The PSNI have appealed to a couple who intervened in a New Years Day assault in Lurgan to contact them.

A 42-year-old man remains in a serious condition in hospital after he was attacked by another man, while in a takeaway on Union Street, Lurgan in the early hours of New Years Day.

Police said that they believe there were a male and female couple who intervened and helped the victim, "possibly saving him from much worse. We would very much like to speak to them."
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Anyone else who was in the area and witnessed anything or has heard anything since, is urged to contact police on 101.

In their statement, PSNI concluded: "Lets start the New Year by helping a victim get justice. If you know something, speak out."

(MH/LM)

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