Man assaulted during vehicle theft at Narromine

Police are appealing for information after a man was assaulted and his vehicle was stolen in the Orana Region yesterday.

About 5.30am (Sunday 25 July 2021), a 63-year-old man was asleep in his vehicle at the corner of Meryula and Terangion streets, Narromine, when he was approached by two men, not known to him.

It is alleged the men pulled the man from the vehicle and assaulted him, before stealing his wallet and driving away.

The red Holden Commodore utility bearing NSW registration CZ28HU was last seen travelling west along Terangion Street.

Emergency services attended and the injured man was taken to Narromine Hospital for treatment. He was later conveyed to Dubbo Base Hospital for treatment to a suspected broken jaw.

Officers attached to Orana Mid-Western Police District established a crime scene and conducted a canvass of the area.

Investigations continue.

Anyone with information about this incident – including CCTV or dashcam footage from the area at the time of the 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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