Constituency Crime Portadown Upper Bann

Police Appeal Following Assault in Portadown

Police in Portadown are appealing for information following the report of an assault in the Obins Street area of the town on Friday 2nd December.

Sergeant Bigger said: “Shortly 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. One 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 enquiries to be conducted.

“Our enquiries 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. The number to call is 101, quoting reference number 1855 02/12/22.”

Alternatively, you can submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at


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