Eastwood Local Area Command
ROBBERY IN COMPANY – EPPING
About 10.20pm on Thursday 12th November 2009, a 25 year old male victim was walking along Canberra Street, Epping. The victim was talking on his mobile phone when he heard somebody rushing up from behind.
The victim was then struck to the head causing him to become disorientated. A male person has then grabbed the victim’s mobile phone from his hand and demanded money. The victim was pushed to the ground and two male persons have attempted to remove his backpack.
The victim struggled before a bystander yelled at the two males. The two males ran from the area towards Ray Road, Epping. The bystander assisted the victim before police were contacted and attended the scene. A search of the area could not locate the male persons.
The first male is described as 170cm tall, English speaking wearing a greenish coloured face mask. The second male is described as 170cm tall, wearing a face mask.
If anyone has information or witnessed this offence, please call Eastwood Police Station on 9858 9299 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.