Man seriously injured during aggravated armed robbery – Balgowlah

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.

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