Published Date: 22.05.2013
The Police Ombudsman's Office is investigating the use of a Taser in the early hours of this morning (22 May) in Portadown.
Shortly after midnight the PSNI were called to an incident in the Shandon Square area of the town, during which they discharged a Taser on an adult male.
Under agreed protocol the incident was referred to the Police Ombudsman's Office. Investigators attended the scene and have begun an investigation to establish if the firearm was used appropriately.