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Man assaulted at Corrimal

police 2POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was injured during an assault at Corrimal on Tuesday.

About 5.30am, police and emergency services were called to the car park of a licensed club on the Princes Highway, Corrimal, following reports a man had been assaulted.

The 24-year-old Bellambi man was taken by paramedics to Wollongong Hospital for treatment to facial injuries and a dislocated shoulder.

Wollongong police attended the hospital and commenced an investigation. The injured man has little recollection of the incident and police are appealing for witnesses or anyone who may have seen the man walking along the Princes Highway early on Tuesday.

Initial inquiries indicate the man left the Princes Highway club about 4am, and began walking south along the Princes Highway and into Railway Street near the shopping centre. He then returned to the Princes Highway and walked north to the car park of a licensed club and contacted his partner about 4.40am, who later contacted police. It is not clear when and where the assault occurred.

Anyone with information which may assist police with their inquiries is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

About Mick Roberts

A journalist, writer and historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of pubs, inns and associated industries in Australia for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick has owned and managed several community newspapers. He was one time editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), Sydney based, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW. He currently calls the inner-Sydney suburb of Surry Hills home.


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