CCTV images released as inquiries continue by Strike Force Mealing
Tuesday, 17 October 2023 03:47:08 PM
PLEASE NOTE: CCTV images are available on the NSW Police Force social media pages.
Police have released CCTV images as they investigate an alleged assault in the CBD last week.
About 7.30pm on Monday 9 October 2023, a 45-year-old man allegedly became involved in an argument with a group of men near the Sydney Opera House.
An argument ensued during which the man was allegedly assaulted and spat on.
Police intervened and the group, including the alleged victim, dispersed and left the area.
The man later reported the assault to Maroubra Police.
Strike Force Mealing has since been established to investigate offences committed during protest activity.
As those inquiries continue, police have released CCTV images of five people they believe may be able to assist with their investigation into the assault.
The first man is described as being of Mediterranean/Middle Eastern appearance, aged in his 20s, of solid build, and has tattoos on both legs. He was wearing black sunglasses, a white and blue keffiyeh (head-covering garment), a white shirt, black shorts, long black socks and black shoes.
The second man is described as Mediterranean/Middle Eastern appearance, aged in his 20s, of a medium build, has a moustache, and was wearing a white and blue keffiyeh, a white shirt with both Aboriginal and Palestinian flags print, black pants, and black and white Vans.
The third man is described as being of Mediterranean/Middle Eastern appearance, aged in his early 20s, of a tall build, with medium-length curly black hair, and a stubbly goatee, and was wearing a white and blue keffiyeh, and a white shirt.
The fourth man is described as being of Mediterranean/Middle Eastern appearance, aged in his 20s, of a medium build, with short black hair, and a black beard, and was wearing a white and blue keffiyeh, a black tracksuit and white shoes.
The woman is described as Caucasian appearance with long blonde hair, and was wearing a black hoodie featuring a red and yellow print, black leggings, long white socks, and pink 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.