Coffs/Clarence Local Area Command
Assault And Attempted Armed Robbery – Yamba
Police are appealing for public assistance following an alleged assault and attempted armed robbery at Yamba.
About 1.05 am today (Monday 4 January 2010), four males broke into licensed premises at River Street, via a rear door.
Two employees have managed to escape from the premises however a third worker, a 41-year-old man was allegedly detained and assaulted by the four men.
The group, who were wearing hooded jumpers, long pants and gloves, stole a number of the man’s personal items before leaving the premises.
The 41-year-old man was taken to Maclean Hospital where he was treated for a fractured leg and other injuries.
Police are appealing for anyone with information about the assault and attempted armed robbery to contact Yamba Police on (02) 6603 0199 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Investigations into the incident are continuing and any information provided will be treated in the strictest confidence.