Police charge man over ‘one punch’ assault in Sydney CBD

A man will face court today charged over an alleged ‘one-punch’ assault in Sydney’s CBD overnight.

Just after 8.30pm (Saturday 25 January 2020), emergency services were called to St Andrews Square, following reports a man had allegedly been punched in the face and knocked to the ground; hitting his head.

On arrival, officers from Sydney City Police Area Command located a 22-year-old man unresponsive. He was taken to St Vincent’s Hospital in a critical but stable condition, suffering head, brain and dental injuries.

Shortly after, a 20-year-old man was arrested nearby and taken to Day Street Police Station, where he was charged with reckless grievous bodily harm.

The man was refused bail to appear at Parramatta Bail Court today (Sunday 26 January 2020).

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