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Teenage boy viciously assaulted by two masked men – one armed with shotgun – in Craigavon

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Detectives are appealing for information following the report of an assault in Craigavon last night (Thursday).

Police received a report at 8pm last night that earlier, at around 7pm, a teenage boy was assaulted by two masked men in the Drumgor Road area.

It was reported one of the men was armed with a shotgun.

One of the men has been described as being around 5’6 inches tall and wore a navy balaclava, a waterproof-style black coat, black work-style trousers with black footwear and black gloves.

The second man has been described as being around 5’ 10’ tall and wore dark-coloured clothing. It was reported the teenage boy suffered facial injuries.

Detective Inspector Simpson said: “Enquiries are ongoing, and police are appealing to anyone who witnessed the assault or has information which could help our investigation to contact our detectives on 101, quoting reference number 1672 of 17/12/20.

“Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”

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