Attacker lay in wait before Coalisland assault

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Police have received reports that a man was assaulted in Coalisland late last Friday, by another man who was waiting in a dark coloured car.

The incident is said to have happened in the Main Street area of the town at around 11pm on July 24.

Police are asking for any witnesses to the alleged assault to come forward.

Inspector Keith Jamieson said: “At around 11pm a man was assaulted by another man on Main Street.

“It was reported that the assailant had been seen getting out of a dark coloured car.

“Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward. If you can help please call the 101 number, quoting reference number 82226715.

“Alternatively information about crime can be passed via the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.”