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Two men arrested after serious assault in Banbridge

Two men arrested after serious assault in Banbridge

Two men have been arrested after a man in his 40s was attacked in Banbridge.

The incident happened in the Scarva Walk are of the town at around 4pm yesterday.

Detective Sergeant Colin Patterson said: “A man in his 40s was treated in hospital for head and facial injuries as a result of this incident. 

“A man aged 20 was arrested at the scene on suspicion of GBH with intent; disorderly behaviour; criminal damage and assaults on police. He was treated in hospital for injuries to his hand. 

“Another man aged 22 was arrested on suspicion of GBH with intent. Both are currently assisting police with their enquiries. 

“Anyone who saw this assault taking place and has information that could be useful to police should contact us on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 807 of 21/7/17.

“Alternatively, information can also be passed anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”