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Fought off attacker

DETECTIVES charged a man after a woman fought off an alleged attack in Chester Hill last Thursday.
The 27-year-old woman was walking home from Chester Hill Railway Station about 6.15pm when a man allegedly put a belt around her neck and pulled it towards him. The woman turned around and confronted the man who ran away.
Detectives arrested a 23-year-old man at a home in Bent Street, Chester Hill, two days later.
He has been charged with attempting to take person intent commit serious indictable offence, stalk/intimidate intend fear physical etc harm, sexually touch another person without consent and common assault.

Robbed, assaulted
POLICE are appealing for help after a man was knocked unconscious before his phone, wallet, watch, a ring and cash were stolen last Thursday night.
About 8pm, emergency services were called to a carpark in Wellington Road, Birrong, after a man was found lying on the ground suffering bleeding and facial injuries.
The 22-year-old man was taken to Liverpool Hospital in a stable condition.
Investigators are urging any witnesses or anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area at the time to come forward.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence.