Altercation gets physical


FRANKSTON CIU detectives are appealing for witnesses after an assault in Frankston North, 5pm, 3 February.

The alleged incident occurred on Coolgardie Road, when a verbal altercation escalated.

One of the men involved in the verbal altercation approached a vehicle, in which a 25 year old not involved in the verbal altercations was sitting.

The offender allegedly punched the driver in the upper arm. The punch caused a laceration, with police believing the offender was holding an item when the punch was thrown.

The victim was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The alleged perpetrator is a caucasian man in his late 20s to early 30s. He is of a solid build and was wearing a black singlet. Police are appealing for witnesses.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at

First published in the Frankston Times – 18 February 2019

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