Police are appealing to the public for information following a robbery in the Riverina earlier this week.
About 7.15pm on Sunday (11 April 2021), a 40-year-old man was walking along Gurwood Street, Wagga Wagga, when he was approached by a group of men who physically assaulted him.
The man’s wallet was stolen which contained cash and credit cards.
The group then left north along Gurwood Street to the roundabout and turned right onto Trail Street.
The incident was reported to officers from Riverina Police District who commenced an investigation.
As inquiries continue, detectives would like to speak to a number of people who may be able to assist with inquiries.
The first man is described as being of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance, in his late teens or early 20s, of slim build and about 180cm tall. He was seen wearing red basketball shorts, a black jumper and white adidas shoes.
The second man is described as being in his late teens or early 20s, of slim build and about 180cm tall. He was seen wearing dark tracksuit pants.
The third man is described as being in his late teens or early 20s, of slim build and about 165cm tall. He was seen wearing a dark oversized t-shirt.
The fourth man is described as being of Caucasian appearance, in his late teens or early 20s, of solid build with light brown hair shaved on one side. He was seen wearing black shoes.
Investigators are appealing for witnesses, including a woman they have been told called out to the group, or anyone with information to contact police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Inquiries are continuing.
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.