Assault investigated


POLICE are investigating the assault and robbery of a teenager in Dingley Village last month.

An 18-year-old man was on a Dandenong-bound bus from Mentone railway station on 9 October. He got off the bus at around 5.20pm and was followed by an unknown man to Lee Andy Court.

The offender attacked the man after demanding his shoes. He hit the victim multiple times, causing him to fall to the ground.

Kingston crime investigation unit detectives believe the offender boarded the bus on Chapel Road near Herne Close in Moorabbin about 4.25pm. He is perceived to be of Islander appearance with distinctive long curly hair, aged in his late teens, with a solid build.

CCTV images of a man (pictured) police wish to speak to gave been released. Investigators are urging anyone with information or who witnessed the incident to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at

First published in the Chelsea Mordialloc Mentone New – 27 November 2019

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