Rocks thrown at truck, man injured in Moree

Police are appealing for public assistance after rocks were thrown at a truck in Moree yesterday, NSW Police say.

Just after 4am yesterday, a Mack prime mover was driving south on the Newell Highway Moree bypass, near Frome Street, when several rocks struck the cab.

One of the rocks smashed the driver’s side of the windscreen and struck the driver in the forehead.

The driver, a 46-year-old man from Queensland, stopped the truck and contacted emergency services.

Police attended a short time later and searched the immediate area but were unable to locate any persons of interest.

The driver was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance Paramedics before being taken to Moree Hospital where he received several stiches to his forehead before being released.

Officers from Barwon Local Area Command have commenced an investigation into the incident.

Police would like to speak with three males who may be able to assist with inquiries.

All three are described as being of Aboriginal / Torres Strait Islander appearance and aged about 14 to 20 years old. They were last seen wearing dark clothes.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Moree Police or Crime Stoppers.

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