Appeal after teen assaulted during football match

Police appeal
Police appeal

Police in Lurgan are appealing for information following an assault during a football match on August 12.

Constable Colin Payne said the assault happened during a football match between Glenavon and Ballymena at football grounds on Mourneview Avenue.

He said it was reported that an assault occurred during an ‘off the ball’ incident between two players.

During the incident a 16-year-old male sustained facial injuries which required medical treatment.

“This incident would have occurred in view of the people who attended the match and we would like to hear from any spectators who witnessed the assault or have information which may assist our investigation,” he said.

“We can be contacted in Lurgan on 101, quoting ref: 337 150815.”