Police investigating after firearm produced during assault – Kingswood

Investigations are continuing after two men were assaulted and threatened with a firearm in Sydney’s west.

About 4pm yesterday (Sunday 1 March 2020), police have been told two men were visiting a friend at a unit complex in Park Avenue, Kingswood, when they heard someone yelling outside.

The men, aged 46 and 45, went to check and came across two men, who were fighting with each other.

When the 46-year-old man approached them, one of these men, armed with a metal pole, began to strike him in the head. The 45-year-old man attempted to intervene and was also assaulted.

During the assault, the second man produced a firearm and threatened the two friends.

The 45-year-old man managed to pull his friend away and entered a nearby unit before police were called.

The 46-year-old man was taken to Nepean Hospital, suffering head and leg injuries. The 45-year-old man refused medical treatment.

Officers from Nepean Police Area Command established a crime scene and commenced an investigation.

As part of their inquiries, detectives wish to speak with two men who may be able to assist with their investigation.

One man is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 175cm tall, aged in his 30s or 40s, of a thin build and with black hair. He was last seen wearing dark-coloured T-shirt and pants.

The second man has been described as of Caucasian appearance, about 185cm tall, aged in his 40s or 50s, of a thin build and with grey hear.

Any witnesses or anyone with dashcam or CCTV vision in the area at the time is urged to come forward.

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.

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