01/07/2022

Appeal For Information On Police Officer Assault

Police have renewed an appeal for information following an incident in Clogher in which two men, one of them a police officer, were assaulted.

Issuing the appeal Sergeant Gracey said: "Shortly before 12.55am (on) Thursday 30 June, officers received and responded to a report of an assault at premises at Corick Road, Clogher.

"It was reported that a male punched another male, who sustained injuries to his face, including a suspected fractured jaw.

"During the course of the arrest of the suspect, one police officer was assaulted, sustaining facial injuries.

"Both the male and the police officer were taken to hospital for assessment and treatment.
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A man, aged in his 30s, has been arrested on suspicion of assault occasioning actual bodily harm, assault on police, and grievous bodily harm.

Sergeant Gracey continued: "Assaults on our officers are unacceptable, and must not be tolerated as simply being 'part of the job'.

"Our enquiries into this incident remain ongoing, and I would appeal to anyone with information to contact police on 101, and quote reference number 52 of 30/06/22."

Alternatively, you can submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/.

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org/.


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