Appeal Issued After Teenager Assaulted In Cookstown

Police are appealing for information after a teenage boy was attacked outside a Tesco store in Cookstown.

The incident happened on the Orritor Road at around 5.45pm on 24 February.

Police are appealing for two women to contact them after they stopped to help and may have witnessed the assault.

A PSNI spokesperson said: "Cookstown police are investigating a report of an assault on a 14 year old boy outside Tesco in Cookstown at approx. 5.45pm on the 24th of Feb 2018. Two ladies stopped to help and may have witnessed the assault.
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"If you were one of these ladies or someone else who witnessed a disturbance outside Tesco please get in touch with Constable Gracey and quote crime ref. 959 24/02/2018."


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