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Two officers assaulted after police called to domestic incident in Armagh

Police have arrested a man in Armagh after two officers were injured while on duty.

Police received a report of a domestic-related occurrence at a property in the Ennislare Road area at approximately 2.45am on Saturday, April 15.

On officers’ arrival, a 40-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of common assault.

While en route to custody, the man became agitated and aggressive, shouting at the two officers present.

He resisted being placed in handcuffs and pushed an officer to the ground, causing minor injuries to her hip and hand. A second officer also sustained an injury to his hand.

The man was further arrested on suspicion of assault on police and resisting police. He remains in custody at this time, assisting police with enquiries.

Inspector Browne said: “Our investigation is now underway and anyone with information that could help can call police on 101, quoting reference number 210 of 15/04/23.”

Alternatively, you can submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

6.30PM UPDATE: A 40-year-old man arrested on suspicion of a number of offences after two officers were injured while on duty in Armagh on Saturday morning, 15th April has been released on bail to allow for further police enquiries. The investigation continues.

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