New South Wales

Police appeal for witnesses following assault

Police are investigating following the assault of a man.

About 12.30am (Thursday 15 February 2018), police were called to West High Street, Coffs Harbour after reports a man was unconscious outside a licensed premise.

Police were told by witnesses that the man had been punched by another man before he fled the area.

The man was taken to Coffs Harbours Health Campus with injuries to his head. He remains in a serious but stable condition.

Detectives from Coffs/Clarence Local Area Command established a crime scene and have commenced investigations into the incident.

Anyone with information is being urged to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/

Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via social media pages.

Source: NSW Police