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Appeal following assault and robbery on train carriage - Lake Macquarie PAC

Thursday, 17 November 2022 03:24:19 PM

** Please note: CCTV images will be posted on the NSW Police Force Facebook page ***

Police have released CCTV images in an appeal for public assistance after an assault and robbery on the Central Coast earlier this month.

Just after 5.30am on Sunday 6 November 2022, a 28-year-old man boarded a southbound train from Broadmeadow Railway Station travelling towards Cockle Creek Railway Station.

As train arrived at Cardiff Railway Station, the man, who was seated at the time, was approached from behind by an unknown male who allegedly assaulted him then dragged him to floor, where three other men also began to assault him.

The men stole the man’s mobile phone before he was able to free himself and leave the train at Cockle Creek Railway Station.

Officers attached to Lake Macquarie Police Area Command were notified and commenced an investigation.

As inquiries continue, police have released an image of four men who may be able to assist with their investigation.

The first man is describe as being of Aboriginal/ Torres Strait Islander appearance, aged 18 to 20, with black hair cut in a long ‘mullet’ style and wearing a black t-shirt and red hat.

The second man is described as being of Aboriginal/ Torres Strait Islander appearance, believed to be aged in his 30s, wearing a black hooded ‘GANT’-brand jumper with white writing on the front, black jeans, red and black shoes.

The third man is described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged 18 to 20, wearing a black hooded jumper, red shorts, red shoes and a red hat.

The fourth man is described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged 18 to 20, with long brown hair, wearing green hat, black t shirt, blue jeans, and grey shoes.

Anyone with information in relation to this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000..

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.