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19-year-old female hospitalised after ‘vicious and sustained’ Boxing Day assault

It happened at a petrol station forecourt at Moy Road in Dungannon

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Police are investigating what they describe as a “vicious and sustained assault” on a young woman.

The 19-year-old was attacked earlier today (Thursday) outside a petrol station on the Moy Road in Dungannon, at its junction with the Gortmerron Link Road.

A PSNI spokesperson appealed for witnesses to come forward.

He added: “The young victim is currently receiving hospital treatment for her injuries.

“On viewing the CCTV footage of the assault, we are keen to speak to several people who were on the forecourt and in particular a male who approaches the suspect during the assault.”

Anyone who can help can contact the non-emergency number 101 and speak to Dungannon police.

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