Man threatened with crossbow in Coalisland kidnapping



Detectives in Dungannon are investigating a kidnapping and robbery in Coalisland.

At around 6.30pm last night it was reported a male had been forced into a white van on the Gortgonis Road by two men.

The 36 year old was driven around for approximately 20 minutes, during which time he was assaulted and threatened with a crossbow before managing to escape in the area of Derrytresk Road.

The victim’s phone was taken by the assailants who also demanded money.

Dungannon CID are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact them. They are particularly keen to hear from anyone who noticed a white van in the Gortgonis Road area at around 5.30pm. They can be contacted by calling 0845 600 8000.




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