Appeal after assault – Hyde Park

Police are appealing for public assistance as they investigate a reported assault in Sydney’s CBD on Sunday.

About 2.10am (Sunday 8 May 2022), police were called to Hyde Park south, near the intersection of Liverpool and College Streets, following reports of an assault.

Officers attached to Sydney City and Surry Hills Police Area Commands attended and were told a 21-year-old man was sitting with a group of friends when they were approached by three unknown males.

A short time later an altercation occurred and the 21-year-old was assaulted, causing him to lose consciousness and fall to the ground where he hit his head on the pavement.

The three unknown males fled the scene and were last seen running towards Elizabeth Street.

The 21-year-old was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to St Vincent’s Hospital in a stable condition with head and facial fractures.

An investigation commenced into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

As inquiries continue, police have released images of three males who they believe may be able to assist with the investigation.

The first male is depicted as being of Caucasian appearance, medium build, aged between 20 and 30, 160cm to 165cm tall, with black hair. He was wearing a white t-shirt over a black long-sleeved top, blue jeans and black ‘Converse Chuck Taylor’ shoes.

The second male is depicted as being of Caucasian appearance, aged between 20 and 30, 180cm to 185cm tall, with short brown hair. He was wearing a grey hooded jumper, mustard jacket, dark blue jeans and black ‘Converse Chuck Taylor’ shoes.

The third male is depicted as being of Caucasian appearance, aged between 20 and 30, 185cm to 190cm tall, with short light brown hair. He was wearing a navy jacket with a hood, black jeans and black shoes.

Anyone who may have information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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