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Police investigating reckless wounding incident - Campbelltown

Sunday, 02 July 2017 04:45:46 AM

Police are investigating after a reckless wounding incident in Campbelltown overnight.

Just after 9.30pm (Saturday 1 July 2017), police were called to licensed premises on Railway Street following reports of a man being disruptive.

Police have been told a 42-year-old man allegedly attempted to steal handbags off a table at the location when he was confronted by a 47-year-old man.

There was an altercation between the men and other patrons during which it is alleged the 47-year-old man had the tip of his finger bitten off.

Officers from Campbelltown Local Area Command attended the location and arrested the 42-year-old man.

He was taken to Campbelltown Police Station and is assisting with inquiries.

The 47-year-old man was taken to Liverpool hospital for treatment.

Inquiries into the incident continue.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.