12/02/2019

Women Attacked And House Petrol Bombed In Lurgan Disturbance

Two woman have been assaulted and a petrol bomb thrown during a disturbance at a house in Lurgan.

The PSNI received a report at around 8.20pm that two females had entered a property in Headington Manor at around 7.30pm on Sunday 10 February.

Both woman, who are aged in their 20's, were then assaulted with one suffering facial injuries and the other sustaining minor leg injuries.

Five masked men then attempted to force entry into the house at around 8.40pm.

A petrol bomb was thrown at the property during the violence.
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Scorch damage was caused to the windows at the front of the house, while a car parked outside was also damaged.

Chief Inspector Jon Burrows said: "I want to appeal to anyone who was in the area around the time either of these incidents were reported to us and saw any suspicious activity to get in touch. I would also appeal to anyone who knows anything about either of these incidents to call detectives in Lurgan on the non emergency number 101, quoting reference number 1145 of 10//02/19.

"Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime."



(JG/CM)

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