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Man hospitalised following attack by masked men in Portadown

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault on a man in Portadown tonight (Sunday).

Around 6.20pm, it was reported that a man aged in his 30s was being attacked by two masked men in the Montague Street area.

It is believed he was struck with a blunt instrument to the side of his head and he has been taken to hospital for treatment to injuries not believed to be life-threatening at this stage.

The assailants fled the scene possibly towards the Union Street/ Edgarstown area of the town.

Sergeant Kathryn Barnes said: “Our investigation into this serious assault is ongoing and we’re asking anyone with information or who was passing at this time to check their dash-cam footage and call us on 101, quoting reference 1431 05/05/24. You can also report online at or via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or”

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