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Police appeal after injured man found lying at side of road near Tynan

'The man, who we believe is in his early 40s, had suffered significant bruising - consistent with having been beaten with an implement such as an iron bar'

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Detectives in Armagh are appealing for information following the discovery of an injured man in the Cortynan road area of Tynan this morning (Sunday 18 July).

Inspector Kerr said: “A passer-by made a report to the NI Ambulance Service around 9.30am today saying that they had come across an individual lying at the side of the road with significant injuries.

“He was taken to hospital where he is currently receiving treatment.

“The man, who we believe is in his early 40s, had suffered significant bruising – consistent with having been beaten with an implement such as an iron bar. He had also had a number of items of clothing removed.

“We are trying to establish a timeline as to ascertain exactly what happened and I am appealing to anyone who may have any information that could assist us with our enquires to contact us on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 797 of 18/7/21.”

A report can also be made online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/or you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/

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