Police are appealing for assistance from the public after a man was assaulted at Lake Macquarie.
Between 1215am and 12.30am this morning (Friday 1 January 2021), a man, aged 52 was walking home when he was assaulted at Feighan Oval, Warners bay.
Police have been told the man was approached by a group of six males before allegedly being pushed to the ground and assaulted.
As the group fled down John Street, Warners Bay, an unknown woman walking her dog heard the man and provided assistance before his friend arrived.
Officers attached to Lake Macquarie were notified on the incident later that day and commenced inquiries.
After speaking with the man, police transferened him to Belmont Hospital for treatment.
Police are appealing for assistance form the public to identify the males involved and the woman who rendered assistance to the man.
The six males are described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged in their late teens to early twenties, and were all dressed in dark clothing at the time of the incident.
Inquiries are continuing.
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.