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Police appeal for information after man assaulted during robbery - Newtown

Friday, 16 June 2017 04:57:45 AM

Police are appealing for information after a man was assaulted during a robbery in Newtown early this morning.

Police have been told between 12am and 1.30am (Friday 16 June 2017), a 38-year-old man was assaulted in the vicinity of King Street, Newtown.

The man’s watch, wallet, and cash were stolen during the incident.

NSW Ambulance Paramedics treated the man and he was taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital where he is being treated for facial injuries including a possible broken nose.

Officers from Newtown Local Area Command are investigating the incident and would like to speak to two men who they believe may be able to assist with their inquiries.

They are described as being Caucasian in appearance and in their early 30s.

Anyone who may have witnessed the assault is urged to contact Newtown Police or Crime Stoppers.

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.