18/09/2019

Man Abducted & Beaten In Co Fermanagh

A businessman has been left injured after he was abducted in Co Fermanagh before being beaten and dumped at the side of a road across the border.

An investigation is underway following the serious assault on Tuesday evening, 17 September.

The victim, who is understood to be a prominent businessman in the area, was abducted from his home in Derrylin at around 6.40pm and seriously assaulted. He was then left at the side of a road in Drumcoughill, Cornafean, Co Cavan.
News Image
The man suffered injuries to his face and leg.

Police have appealed for anyone who saw a black Audi saloon being driven in Derrylin or Swanlinbar, Co Cavan, to contact detectives.



(JG/CM)

Related Northern Ireland News Stories
Click here for the latest headlines.

23 May 2018
Appeal For Information Issued Following Serious Assault In Ardglass
The PSNI have issued an appeal for information following a serious assault in Ardglass on Tuesday, 22 May. Detective Sergeant James Johnston said: "Police received a report that a 45-year-old man had been seriously assaulted by a male in the Strangford Road area of Ardglass just before 11am on Tuesday morning.
03 June 2019
Bomb Planted Under Police Officer's Car
Police have launched an investigation following the attempted murder of a police officer in east Belfast. A serving officer detected a suspicious object under his vehicle when parked at Shandon Park on Saturday afternoon, 01 June. ATO were called to the scene and the device was declared a viable explosive.
08 November 2017
Two Serious Road Crashes In Co Antrim And Armagh
Two serious road crashes have occurred in Co Antrim and Armagh. The Dungannon Road is currently closed in both directions following a single vehicle collision which happened in the early hours of Wednesday morning, 08 November. The road is expected to be closed for some time and motorists are being advised to avoid the area.
01 October 2019
Man Shot In Both Legs In L'Derry
A man has been shot in both legs in the latest paramilitary-style attack in L'Derry. The incident happened in the Moss Park area at around 10pm on Monday 30 September. The victim was taken to hospital for treatment after sustaining gunshot wounds in both legs.
20 May 2019
Belfast Taxi Driver Robbed At Knifepoint
A taxi driver has been robbed at knifepoint in Belfast this morning, Monday 20 May. The incident happened in the Shankill Road area of the city shortly before 1am. A man and woman in their thirties were arrested by responding officers a short distance away. They remain in custody this morning.