Lake Illawarra Local Area Command
Police Appeal For Public Assistance In Assault Case – Lake Illawarra LAC
Police are seeking public assistance to identify three men in relation to the vicious assault of two others at Flinders, on the State’s South Coast.
Around 2 am on Thursday 31 December, two men, aged 22, were walking east along Wattle Road, near Jindabyne Road, after leaving a nearby party, when they were confronted by a group of males.
A male allegedly shoulder-charged one of the 22 year olds while a second attacker allegedly struck the second victim in the face and chest with a broken bottle.
Police believe a third male then punched the first victim in the face and chased him down the street with a fence paling.
The first victim suffered a broken jaw in the attack while his companion received 15 stitches to his chin and five to his chest.
The first attacker is described as being in his early 20’s, about 173 cm tall, of medium build with dark hair. He was wearing a T-Shirt at the time of the incident.
The second is described as being Aboriginal in appearance, about 170 cm tall, with a medium to athletic build. He was wearing a light coloured T-Shirt and jeans.
The third man is aged in his early 20’s, Aboriginal in appearance, 170 cm, with a medium build, dark crew-cut hair-style and a moustache. He was wearing a white T-Shirt and jeans.
Police from the Lake Illawarra Local Area Command are keen to speak to anyone with information about the attack.
Witnesses are urged to contact Warilla Detectives on (02) 4295 2699 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Callers can remain anonymous if necessary.