Wednesday, 11 November 2015 09:36:40 AM
Police have released images of a man that may be able to assist with inquiries into an assault on a taxi driver in Roselands last month.
About 1am on Friday 30 October 2015, a taxi driver picked up a passenger in Lakemba and drove him to Rodgers Street, Roselands.
During the trip the passenger fell asleep. When the driver tried to wake the passenger, the passenger allegedly assaulted the driver and fled the scene.
Emergency services were contacted and the driver, a 60-year-old man, was treated at the scene for head injuries. He was taken to St George Hospital and was later released.
Police from Campsie Local Area Command are investigating the incident and have released images of a man who may be able to assist with inquiries.
He is described as being of Mediterranean/Middle Eastern appearance, and 25 to 30-years-old. He is shown wearing a white t-shirt and was wearing jeans.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.