28 February 2024

WATCH: Five men captured on CCTV after alleged Christmas Day assault

| Albert McKnight
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Police want to identify these men caught on CCTV over an alleged assault from 25 December 2023. Photo: ACT Policing.

Police want the public’s help to identify five men believed to be involved in the alleged assault of a 55-year-old man on Christmas Day 2023.

ACT Policing said that at around 9:10 pm on 25 December 2023, police heard the man was allegedly being assaulted by several others in Barton.

Police believe the man had approached a group of men playing loud music from their car on Macquarie Street.

The group allegedly assaulted him before fleeing the scene but then returned a short time later and went into a nearby hotel room.

Police have now released closed-circuit television footage of five men believed to be involved in the alleged assault.

Anyone who can assist in identifying the men can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the  Crime Stoppers ACT website.  Quote reference number 7629555.

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