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Beaten with a metal pole in Lyons

By johnboy - 25 March 2011 7

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an assault which occurred last night (Thursday, March 24) in Lyons.

About 9pm the 46-year-old victim was returning home to his unit when he was assaulted within the stairwell of Strathgordon Court by up to four males.

One of the males has struck the victim with a small metal pole, resulting in a severe laceration to the head and suspected fractures to the skull, ribs and hand. The victim is being treated at The Canberra Hospital and is in a stable condition.

The victim was unable to provide police with a description of the offenders.

Anyone who may be able to assist police with the investigation are asked 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.

[Courtesy ACT Policing]

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Beaten with a metal pole in Lyons
justjbhere 6:03 pm 25 Mar 11

I forgot to add that I have not met one bogan from Strathgordon Court and I live very close. This man who was assaulted didn’t even live there apparently. Most of what happens at SC is from people who don’t live there.

The Wizard is still there ate. Always ready for a chat or friendly wave. 🙂

Many tenants I have spoken to and become friends with are really nice people who always say how lucky it is that they live at SC. Of course you will have a minority of idiots where ever there is Unit complexes.

justjbhere 5:35 pm 25 Mar 11

This guy is an outright real mean person but didn’t deserve what he got.

As for comparing Strathgordon Court to Burnie Court in the bad old days. You cannot compare the two.

At least his partner is safe. That is the main thing.

Ate 4:27 pm 25 Mar 11

I used to live next door in Woden Gardens (due to necessity at the time like most residents) and saw stabbings and fights in Strathgordon all the time. They did relocate a lot of Burnie Courts residents into Strathgordon. I know they also tend to place people with disabilities in there as well. There was a lovely old stoner that my friend and I nicknamed The Wizard who used to sit in his top floor window facing Melrose and watch the world go by. He was great to have a chat with and find out what was happening in the area. He also looked out for me, being a single female, and I personally never had any trouble. I wonder if he is still there.

The Frots 3:51 pm 25 Mar 11

Still favour the ‘three strike rule’…………………………………..life inside for these scum!

The_Bulldog 1:46 pm 25 Mar 11

Ahhh Strathie – the new Burnie Court. I walk past most days and it seems there are a reasonable number of non-wlefare bogans living there. I pity people who are genuinely in need of public housing and end up in that rat-hole…

S4anta 1:40 pm 25 Mar 11

someone impersonating Andrew Barr.

bulldog600 12:57 pm 25 Mar 11

another one to add to my post yesterday about the narrabundah home invasion.
scum bags ! no respect for anyone. if this happened to one of the scum bags family id like to see their reaction

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