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O'Dowd to meet PSNI on Lurgan incident

5 June, 2018 - by John O'Dowd


Sinn Féin MLA  John O'Dowd and Councillor Keith Haughian will meet the PSNI tomorrow to express the community’s anger and concern surrounding an incident in the town on Sunday night in which a young man suffered serious head injuries.

John O'Dowd said:

"We will be meeting the PSNI tomorrow to express the anger and frustration of the local community surrounding the incident in William St in the town.

"Eyewitnesses claim the young man was struck by a baton.

"We will also be seeking assurances that the tactics used on Sunday will not be used again.

"An investigation into the incident is underway and I would encourage anyone with information to bring it forward to the Police Ombudsman's office as a matter urgency."

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