Young male sitting in car “punched in the face” at Newry service station

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Friday, June 19th, 2020
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Police are appealing for information following a report of an assault at the Warrenpoint Road area of Newry.

It happened yesterday afternoon, Thursday 18 June 2020.



Speaking to Newry Times, Inspector Kelly Gibson said, “At around 12:20pm, it was reported that a male youth got out of a black Volvo car at a service station in the area.

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“He approached the passenger door of another car parked nearby.

“The youth then opened the car door and punched a male youth in the face sitting in the car.



“The youth received minor injuries and was left badly shaken.

“He did not require hospital treatment following this incident.

“Enquiries are continuing to establish the circumstances surrounding this incident and I would appeal to anyone with any information about this incident to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 880 18/06/20.



“Information can also be reported online using our non-emergency reporting form via

Inspector Gibson added, “You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at”


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