Gang attack man with iron bars in Coalisland


An attack by a group of men brandishing iron bars in Coalisland was not reported to police for nearly two months.

The male victim of the assault sustained a number of injuries, according to PSNI Inspector, Keith Jamieson, who explained: “It was reported that a man had been threatened and assaulted with by a group of males brandishing iron bars. He sustained a fractured jaw, a broken right arm and damage to the rotator cuff on his right arm.

“The incident was reported to Police on December 2nd, however, it is understood the assault is reported to have happened on October 10th at around midnight.

“If you can help Police with their enquiries please call the 101 number, quoting reference number 51221215. Alternatively information about crime can be passed via the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.”