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Police investigate alleged assault of truck driver on Appin Road

POLICE are appealing for information from the public as they investigate the alleged assault of a female truck driver on the Appin Road.

A Pantech truck was parked on the side of Appin Road, near the Cataract Dam turn off on Tuesday, August 9 about 4.30am, when the driver – a woman aged 21 – reportedly was confronted by a man riding a bicycle, who reached through the open window and pulled her hair.

The driver – who was not injured – drove away and contacted Wollongong police, who have commenced inquiries into the incident.

The man has been described as aged in last 30s or 40s, with a tan complexion and moustache, about 175cm tall and wearing a dark-coloured beanie, hooded jumper and pants.

As inquiries continue, police are appealing for anyone with information, including witnesses or motorists with dashcam vision of the incident – to call Wollongong Police on (02) 42267899 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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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 Australian pubs and associated industries for over 30 years. He is 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 managed several community newspapers. He has been 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), the Sydney city newspaper, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.

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