Unsolved Crimes

Police call for witnesses to assault

Date: 14 March 2017
Location: NT, Australia


Serious Crime Squad detectives are seeking members of the public who assisted an elderly woman after an incident on Stokes Hill Wharf on Saturday, 11 March 2017 to come forward.

The 73-year-old woman had just completed a sunset boat tour and was returning to her vehicle on the wharf around 8:00pm when she was pushed to the ground from behind.

The offender tried to snatch her handbag before being challenged and fleeing the scene.

Several people came to her aid and detectives would like to talk to these people to gain a description of the offender.

Detectives are also requesting anyone in the area at the time who may have seen the incident or who saw anyone running from the area around that time to please contact them.

The woman suffered fractures and bruising as a result of the cowardly assault.

Anyone with information can contact police on 131 444 or CrimeNet.