Charges after assault in Menangle

A man has been charged after allegedly assaulting another man during an attempted robbery in Menangle today, NSW Police say.

About 8am (Tuesday 11 September 2018), police were called to a carpark on Menangle Road, after reports a 56-year-old man was threatened and assaulted.

Police have been told two men were involved in a verbal altercation, when one of the men went to the other man’s car and attempted to take his wallet, before allegedly producing an imitation firearm and threatening him with it.

Officers from Campbelltown City Police Area Command attended and found a 40-year-old man suffering facial lacerations.

He was taken to Campbelltown Hospital in a stable condition.

A 31-year-old man was arrested nearby by officers from Camden Police Area Command. The imitation firearm was also seized.

The man was taken to Camden Police Station where he was charged with robbery armed with a dangerous weapon, possess unauthorised pistol, possess prohibited drug, and drive whilst disqualified.

He was refused bail to appear at Campbelltown Local Court tomorrow (Wednesday 12 September 2019).

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