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Appeal after assault, pursuit - Northern Beaches

Sunday, 22 January 2023 03:22:34 PM

Four men have been arrested and investigations are continuing following an alleged assault and police pursuit on the Northern Beaches.

About 9.30am (Sunday 22 January 2023), police were called to Oyama Avenue, Manly, following reports of an assault.

Officers from Northern Beaches Police Area Command attended and were told those involved had left the area in a Toyota Hilux.

A short time later, police attempted to stop the Hilux on Warringah Road at Forestville; however, a pursuit was initiated when the driver allegedly failed to stop.

Officers deployed road spikes and the vehicle stopped on Starkey Street at Forestville.

Five men were found in the vehicle; one man was located with injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment.

The four other men were arrested and taken to Manly Police Station.

Detectives from the State Crime Command’s Criminal Groups Squad are assisting with investigations.

As investigations continue, anyone with information about those involved, or anyone with dashcam vision from the area at the time are 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.