ACT Policing is appealing for witnesses to a robbery in Garema Place, Civic in the early hours of the morning, (Saturday, April 7).
About 12.40 am a man was walking towards King O’Malley’s pub when he was approached by two males. One male, without provocation punched the victim in the head a number of times knocking him to the ground.
During the altercation the male took the victims wallet which contained a small sum of cash.
The victim was left with a bleeding mouth and nose, his left eye was swollen shut and he had grazes across his forehead. He was also having difficulty breathing and was taken to the Canberra Hospital by ACT Ambulance.
The victim was unable to provide police with a description of the offenders.
Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or may be able to assist with the investigation is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers website on www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.