Police appeal for information following an assault in Dungannon

  • 25 July 2021

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Police are appealing for information following a report of an assault which occurred at the Scotch Street area of Dungannon on Thursday 8th July.

Sergeant Delaney said: “Sometime between 8:40am and 9:30am, it was reported that a man in his 50s was assaulted by a male close to a shop in the area. The man was taken to hospital with a broken arm following the incident.

“A 27 year old man was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and was subsequently released on police bail pending further enquiries.

“Enquiries are continuing and we would appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident or who may have dash cam footage from the time, to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 482 08/07/21. A report can also be made using the online reporting form via www.psni.police.uk/makeareport. Alternatively, information can be provided to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org .”

We are keen to hear from witnesses of this incident

The Police Service of Northern Ireland is appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information that will assist the investigation to contact us on the non-emergency number 101. Information can also be passed anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.