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Man due to appear in court after police officers assaulted in Portadown

Thomas Street Portadown

A man is to appear in court on Monday morning following a serious assault in Portadown on Saturday morning.

Police have charged the 31-year-old following the incident in the Thomas Street area of the town shortly before 1am on April 27.

The man was charged with five counts of assault on police and one count of resisting police.

He is due to appear before Lisburn Magistrates’ Court on Monday

As is usual procedure, all charges will be reviewed by the PPS.

Speaking on Saturday, Chief Inspector Green said: “Assaults on our officers, who are there to keep people safe and serve the community, will not be tolerated. While thankfully none of the officers received any serious injuries, this could have been a very different outcome.

“Our investigation into this incident is ongoing and we would encourage anyone with any information to call us on 101, quoting reference 56 of 27/04/24. You can also report online at or via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or”

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