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Man arrested after teenage girl assaulted with bat

Man arrested after teenage girl assaulted with bat
Photo: Obins Street Portadown

By Jonathan McCambridge, PA

Police are appealing for information following a report that a teenage girl was assaulted with a bat in Co Armagh.

The incident was reported in the Obins Street area of Portadown on Friday.

A PSNI spokesperson said: β€œShortly after 9.15pm, officers attended Obins Street after it was reported that a teenage girl had been assaulted by a man armed with a bat.

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β€œOne man, aged 41, was arrested on suspicion of assault and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place and has since been released on bail to allow for further police inquiries to be conducted.

β€œOur inquiries to establish the circumstances of this incident are continuing, and I would appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time, or who may have captured any mobile phone or other footage, to get in touch.

β€œThe number to call is 101, quoting reference number 1855 02/12/22.”

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