Ashfield Local Area Command
Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following the serious assault and robbery of a woman at Canterbury last night.
During the incident the woman suffered facial injuries including a suspected broken jaw.
The woman was allegedly punched more than sixteen times.
Acting Superintendent Scott Whyte is appealing for anyone with information about the robbery to contact Police.
Anyone with information about this most serious assault and robbery is urged to contact Ashfield Police on 9797 4099 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.