Appeal for witnesses to late night assault

POLICE have released an image of a man who may be able to assist with inquiries following an assault at a hotel in Coffs Harbour earlier this year.

About 1.10am on Sunday, March 1, a 26-year-old Coffs Harbour man became involved in an altercation with another man at a hotel on Grafton St.

The man captured on this CCTV image may be able to assist Police with inquiries following an assault at a hotel in Coffs Harbour earlier this year.
The man captured on this CCTV image may be able to assist Police with inquiries following an assault at a hotel in Coffs Harbour earlier this year.

The man allegedly punched the 26-year-old man in the face, causing him to lose consciousness. The man was then removed from the hotel by security.

The 26-year-old man was taken to Coffs Harbour Base Hospital by friends where he was treated for a broken jaw.

Police from Coffs/Clarence Local Area Command were notified a week after the incident and an investigation commenced.

Following investigations, police have released an image of a man who may be able to assist with inquiries.

He is described as Caucasian in appearance, about 170cm tall, with a muscular build, and spoke with an English accent.

Police are urging anyone who knows the man's identity, or anyone who has information about the incident to contact police via Crime Stoppers.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to these incidents to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page.



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