Last Wednesday at 10.40pm, a woman – who is five months pregnant – was entering a unit complex on Crawford Street, Berala, when she was approached from behind by a man who pushed her down and grabbed hold of her handbag.
The woman’s bag slipped out of her hands and the man ran from the scene before getting onto a light-coloured push bike and was seen riding down Nichol Lane.
The woman suffered back pain and was assessed by NSW Ambulance paramedics but did not require further treatment.
The man has been described as being aged between 40-50 with a small build and wearing a red/black long sleeve shirt, grey puffer vest, dark pants, black/red shoes with a black cap.
Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Auburn detectives or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Missing victim hunt
POLICE are looking for help as they investigate the suspected assault of man at Sydney Olympic Park early last Monday night.
An investigation has begun after police were called to a carpark in the Sydney Olympic Park precinct last night following reports of an assault.
About 9pm (August 5), officers from Auburn Police Area Command were called to the carpark at the corner of Australia Road and Parkview Drive, Homebush, after receiving calls that a man had been assaulted.
On arrival officers located a possible crime scene, however, officers were unable to locate a victim.
A full investigation is now underway and police are calling for anyone who may have information to come forward.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.