Gang beat man and steal football top

Published Sunday, 20 April 2014
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Two men have been beaten up during separate street robberies in Portrush, Co Antrim, on Sunday morning.

Gang beat man and steal football top
Police are investigating the two incidents. (© UTV)

In the first incident, a 19-year-old man was attacked by a gang on Eglinton Lane at 12.30am when he suffered a cut to his lip and had his football top stolen.

A short time later a number of men attacked a 24-year-old man in the same area and stole his mobile phone, leaving him with swelling to the side of his face.

Police arrested two men aged 22 and 25. They were interviewed and later released on police bail pending further inquiries.

Anyone with more information has been asked to contact the PSNI.

© UTV News
Comments Comments
jane in newton in newton wrote (149 days ago):
would it matter Paul what kind of top ?sick individual's who think they can rob people because they wont find employment........
James in Comber wrote (149 days ago):
Man City
Paul in Lurgan wrote (150 days ago):
What football shirt was this??
Steve in County Down wrote (150 days ago):
He must have been wearing one of those new England football shirts. At £90 each they're bound to attract thieves.
Paul in Donaghadee wrote (150 days ago):
Think its safe to say it was not a man utd top .... You dont see any of those being worn any more.
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