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Two serious assaults investigated in town

Created on 26/09/2017 @ 14:45
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Two separate serious assaults are being investigated by police in Newtown, including one where a man was glassed in a pub and another where a man was hit with a car jack.

A 19-year-old man has been hit with a car jack during a disturbance in the Back Lane car park on Saturday night.

Police said the incident of GBH took place at around 10.30pm.

"A 19-year-old man reported being hit with a car jack, resulting in a laceration to his head, during an incident of disorder. He was conveyed to hospital for treatment," said a Newtown Police spokesman.

"The offender is described as a white male in his mid-20s, of stocky build, with short black curly hair, and was wearing a black tracksuit with a red top underneath.

"Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Liam Donovan at Newtown Police Station on 101.”

Later that night, in a separate incident, a 26-year-old man was glassed in the Castle Vaults at around 12.20am.

He was a customer in the pub when the incident took place and resulted in him have to be taken to hospital.


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