Police hunting for blue haired attacker

Police have appealed for witnesses after a man was attacked close to the River Bann this morning (Monday, June 15).

By The Newsroom
Monday, 15th June 2020, 12:07 pm
Updated Tuesday, 16th June 2020, 12:58 pm

It’s understood the man in his 60s was attacked as he walked along the path close to the Tesco store in Portadown around 7.15am.

According to one shopper at the Tesco outlet the man came into the store covered in blood asking for help.

Inspector Leslie Badger said the victim sustained injuries to his face and head. He also had his mobile phone taken.


The suspect is described as being aged in early to mid-twenties, approximately 5’7” tall and of slim build, with blue hair and wore a blue jacket. He was on a bicycle and cycled towards health centre.

Police asked: ”Did you see this or know of the suspect’s location? Call 101 quote ref 355 of Monday’s date.”

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