A man has been seriously injured after an aggravated armed robbery in Sydney’s Northern Beaches overnight.
About 6.10pm yesterday (Saturday 19 June 2021), a man was unloading goods from his car at a house in Yamba Street, Balgowlah, when he was approached by two people, wearing balaclavas.
One of the people hit the 46-year-old man in the face, torso and legs with a blunt weapon. The other person used a type of pepper spray on the man.
The two unknown people stole cash from a bag and ran from the scene toward Coramba Street.
The man was taken to Northern Beaches Hospital for a treatment of a possible fractured cheekbone and injuries to his torso and legs.
Officers from Northern Beaches Police Area Command were alerted and commenced an investigation.
They urge anyone with information – or dashcam footage from the area at the time of the incident – to contact Northern Beaches Police or 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.