Men injured after gang attack in Co Armagh

Magowan West shopping area.
Magowan West shopping area.

Two men aged 31 and 45 have been injured after an attack by a gang in Co Armagh.

The incident happened in Portadown when the men were walking through Magowan Buildings car park.

The victims were followed by the gang for a short time as they tried to run off.

The 31-year-old man sustained injuries to his hand and knee and the 45 year old man sustained facial and arm injuries.

The incident happened on Tuesday, December 1 around midnight.

Constable Clayton said: “We believe the assault may have begun in Magowan Car Park and moved into Carlton Street and Coronation Street. We would like to hear from anyone who witnessed this incident or anyone who has information which may assist our investigation. We can be contacted in Portadown on 101, quoting ref: 2 011215.”

If you prefer to provide information without giving your details you can contact the independent Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.