Investigation continues as woman assaulted by group at Bourke

Police are investigating the assault and robbery in company of a woman in the state’s north-west.

Between 2am and 3am yesterday (Sunday 20 October 2019), a 39-year-old woman attended a house party on Culgoa Street at Bourke when an altercation allegedly occurred involving a group of teenage women.

It is alleged the group assaulted the woman before stealing her handbag containing personal items.

Witnesses intervened and the 39-year-old woman left the location.

It is alleged the group confronted the woman a second time at the front of the location during which a physical altercation occurred.

About 8.30am yesterday (Sunday 20 October 2019), officers attached to Central North Police District were notified of the incident and commenced inquiries.

Investigations continue.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Bourke Police Station: 6870 0899, Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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