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Man injured following crash - Wilberforce

Tuesday, 11 July 2017 09:58:02 PM

About 6.30pm today (Tuesday 11 July 2017), an 18-year-old local man was sitting in his stationary motor vehicle which was parked in a car park on King Street.

The teenager told police that an unknown man suddenly entered the vehicle and sat in the passenger seat.

After producing a knife the man demanded cash from the 18-year-old.

The teenager accelerated away and after his vehicle crashed into a parked vehicle it rolled.

Police have been told the offender was then able to flee and was last seen running east on King Street.

Emergency services were contacted with Ambulance paramedics treating the 18-year-old man for minor injuries. He was later conveyed to Hawkesbury Hospital in a stable condition.

Police from Hawkesbury Local Area Command have established a crime scene at the location and are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward.

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.