Northern Ireland

Two men charged over Portadown robbery

Scene of the incident in Portadown
Image caption The scene of the incident in Portadown

Two men aged 51 and 36 have been charged in connection with an incident in Portadown on Thursday night during which a police officer fired a shot.

The men are charged with robbery, false imprisonment and possession of an offensive weapon.

The shot went through the window of a pensioner's home in Obin Street at about 2030 GMT.

The men are also on police bail in relation to an injury to a police officer.