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WITNESSES SOUGHT AFTER HAMILTON ASSAULT

A man is in hospital after being assaulted in the early hours of Friday morning in a Newcastle suburb. Police say a 35-year-old man left a hotel on Beaumont Street in Hamilton with a group of friends at around 2:30am on Friday, when an argument broke out with another man on Cleary Street, and the 35-year-old man was assaulted. He suffered head injuries and was taken to John Hunter Hospital in a serious but stable condition. Police would now like to speak to a man who may be able to assist with their enquiries. He is described as being of Caucasian appearance, in his 20s and was wearing jeans, a white t-shirt and black jacket at the time. Any witnesses to the assault are also being asked to come forward.

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INFORMATION SOUGHT INTO CENTRAL COAST ASSAULT

Police are appealing for witnesses, or those with any information regarding the assault of a man at Gorokan on the Central Coast. The 23-year-old was assaulted around 12.20am on Sunday 28 May and was airlifted to Royal North Shore Hospital. The man sustained head injuries and remains in hospital in a stable condition.

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69-YEAR-OLD ASSAULTED IN ATTEMPTED CARJACKING

A man in his 60’s has been assaulted during an attempted carjacking on the far north coast. Shortly after 9pm last night, a 69-year-old man was sitting in his vehicle parked on Minjungbal Drive in Tweed Heads, when he was approached by a man. When the occupant wound his window down, the man reached in and started punching the 69-year-year-old in the head. The assailant then opened the driver’s side door and attempted to get in. The 69-year-old fought off the attacker and closed the door, but the man continued the assault through the open window. A bystander came to the aid of the older man and the attacker fled from the scene. The occupant of the car suffered significant facial injuries including a broken nose. Police are now looking for a man who may be able to assist in …

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PUBLIC ASSISTANCE SOUGHT AFTER 60-YEAR-OLD ASSAULTED

A man in his 60’s has suffered head injuries in a suspected assault on the Central Coast this morning. Just before 7:30am, emergency services responded to reports of an injured man in the car park of a club on Lake Haven Drive, in Wyong. The 60-year-old was treated at the scene by paramedics before he was taken to Wyong Hospital in a stable condition. Police believe the man, who was asleep in his car, was approached and assaulted. Anyone with information into the incident is urged to contact police.

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CCTV IMAGES RELEASED OVER PEATS RIDGE ASSAULT

Information is being sought from the public over an assault last month that left a man in hospital with serious head injuries. Police say a 42-year-old man presented at the emergency department of Gosford Hospital at around midnight on the 6th of April. The man remains in a critical condition in hospital. Subsequent investigations have revealed the man was assaulted at a service station in Peats Ridge. Police have released a number of CCTV images as investigations into the assault continue. The first, a brown early 2000’s model Holden Commodore. The rear passenger tyre may be a spare tyre or have no alloy rim. The other image is a mid 2000’s Red Holden Commodore sedan.

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TWO WOMEN ROBBED AND ASSAULTED IN HAMILTON

Police are canvassing businesses in Hamilton for CCTV, after two women were assaulted and robbed early this morning. The pair, aged in their 30s, were walking near the intersection of Beaumont and Donald streets just after midnight, when they were confronted by a group of four females, who punched them and stole their handbags. One female is described as being in her 40s, with a dark complexion and slim build. The other three are believed to be teenagers. Anyone with information is urged to contact Newcastle Police.

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MAN HOSPITALISED AFTER FIGHT AT A GOLD COAST TAXI RANK

A man has been hospitalised, and another charged with grievous bodily harm, after an alleged assault on the Gold Coast. At around 6pm yesterday, an altercation broke out between three men at a taxi rank on Casino Drive in Broadbeach. A 38-year-old man sustained a serious injury to his ear, and was taken to Gold Coast University Hospital for treatment. A 35-year-old man from Shepparton was charged with one count of grievous bodily harm. He will appear in the Southport Magistrates Court today.

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MAN TO FACE COURT OVER ALLEGED ASSAULT OF 77-YEAR-OLD WOMAN

A man has been charged following the assault of an elderly woman on the Mid North Coast last weekend. Police allege the man broke into a home on Panorama Drive in Diamond Beach at around 1.30am on Saturday, before confronting and assaulting a 77-year-old woman on the property. The man then fled the scene. The woman was taken to hospital for treatment. Police investigations led them to stop a 25-year-old man on the Pacific Highway in Nabiac, at around 2:30 yesterday afternoon. He was subsequently charged with a range of offences including aggravated break and enter, commit serious indictable offence, and drive motor vehicle during disqualification period.

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POLICE ON THE LOOKOUT AFTER BROADBEACH ASSAULT

A 32-year-old man has been the victim of an assault on the Gold Coast early this morning. The man was sitting in a balcony section of a licensed premises at Broadbeach at around 4am, when he was approached by a man who began punching his head. The victim fell to the ground and was further assaulted before the assailant fled the scene with another man. The victim, from Molendinar, was taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The offender is described as mid 20’s, 177cm tall with a tanned complexion, proportionate build, a tattoo on left arm, short black hair and was wearing white to light pink t-shirt and blue jeans.

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GOLD COAST TRIO TO FACE COURT AFTER ALLEGED ATTACKS

Three men will face court after allegedly assaulting two men in separate incidents on the Gold Coast. Between 3am and 3.30am yesterday morning, a man was walking along Surfers Paradise Boulevard in Surfers Paradise, when three men approached the man and allegedly struck him multiple times. Police say demands were also made for his wallet, before he was able to run away. A short time later, police allege a second man was also attacked. Investigations led police to charge and 18 and 19-year-old man with attempted robbery and affray, while a 20 year-old man has also been charged with attempted robbery.

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