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Friday, April 23, 2021

17-year-old ‘struck’ with his own crutch

Police received a report of an assault at Main Street in Portrush on Friday 26th February.

It was reported that a 17 year old male youth was approached by four males at around 7.30pm, who asked him to hand over one of the crutches he was using to walk with.

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When the youth refused, one of the males punched him and took a crutch and struck him with it. The males, who were all wearing dark clothing with their hoods up, made off in the direction of the harbour following this assault.

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Anyone with any information about the incident or who may be able to help with the investigation, is asked to call police in Coleraine on the non-emergency number 101 quoting reference number 2126 26/02/21, or to submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/. You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/.

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