Investigation underway after man assaulted by youths – Nowra

An investigation is underway after a man was assaulted by youths on the state’s South Coast.

Just after 10pm on Friday (15 April 2023), emergency services were called to a house on Morton Parade, Nowra, following reports a man had been assaulted.

Police have been told a group of unknown youths were in the driveway of the property before a 60-year-old man went to speak to them and was assaulted.

The man fell during the struggle and hit his head on a trailer in the driveway and the youths ran away.

Emergency services were contacted, and the man was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics for two deep cuts to his ear, cuts to his forehead, a concussion, and bruising to his face.

He was taken to Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

Officers attached to South Coast Police District established a crime scene and have commenced an investigation into the incident.

As inquiries continue, anyone with information is urged to call Nowra Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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