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Woman assaulted by man she tried to help after finding him lying on ground

The incident happened at Victoria Street in Lurgan during the early hours of Sunday

A Good Samaritan who tried to help a man found lying on the ground in Lurgan was assaulted by the person she was trying to assist.

And the PSNI are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which happened earlier today (Sunday).

Some time between 12.45am and 1.20am, the woman was assaulted at Victoria Street in Lurgan.

She had stopped to help a man lying on the ground when it happened.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “The victim was asked for assistance by this male’s friend and, in thanks for her good will, was assaulted by the person she was trying to help onto their feet

“This happened in the vicinity of the Derry Street, junction of Victoria Street.

“Police are appealing to anyone with information that could help identify the suspect to contact Police on 101 quoting reference 635 of 30/07/2023.”

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