Third man charged over alleged assault - Strike Force Mealing

Wednesday, 18 October 2023 02:05:51 PM

A third man has been charged over an alleged assault in Sydney’s 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.

Police will allege in court that, during the argument, the man was allegedly assaulted and spat on.

Police intervened and the group, including the alleged victim, dispersed and left the area.

Strike Force Mealing investigators were notified and commenced an investigation.

Following inquiries police arrested a 19-year-old man in Roselands today (Wednesday 18 October 2023).

The man was taken to Hurstville Police Station where he was charged with two counts of common assault.

He was granted conditional bail to appear before Downing Centre Local Court on Wednesday 8 November 2023.

Two other men – both aged 31-years-old – were also charged over the incident and remain before court.

Inquiries are continuing.

Anyone with information that may assist Strike Force Mealing investigators 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.