Witnesses to brawl sought in Hurstville

Police viewing CCTV footage of a brawl in Hurstville want to speak to anyone who might have witnessed the incident, NSW Police say.

About 4.30pm on Friday 28 October 2016, police responded to reports of people fighting near a war memorial outside a shopping centre on Forest Road, Hurstville.

Officers from St George Local Area Command attended and spoke to three men.

One man, aged 17, was taken to St George Hospital for treatment for bruising and abrasions.

St George Local Area Command Crime Manager Inspector Paul Simpkins said “detectives have spoken to numerous witnesses and want to speak to anyone who might have been in the area at the time.

“Based on information provided and CCTV viewed, we know there were other people in the area who may be able to assist with the investigation.

“We take these incidents very seriously and urge anyone with information to come forward,” Inspector Simpkins said.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers.

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