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An XR6 Falcon similar to the vehicle used in the attack. Photo NSW Police
An XR6 Falcon similar to the vehicle used in the attack. Photo NSW Police

Lismore police are seeking the public’s help with an investigation into a road-rage incident.

Police report that at about 3.30pm September 16 the victim, a 20-year-old local male, was stopped at the entrance to the roundabout at Bruxner Highway and Oliver Avenue, Goonellabah, when car pulled up behind him.

The driver started flashing his lights and beeping his horn at the victim. The attacker then exited his car and punched the victim once to the eye. The attacker then drove off.

The victim initially thought he was OK but soon felt dizzy and had to be taken to hospital for treatment. He had a fractured eye socket.

The suspect is described as about 180cm tall with blonde-tipped shoulder length brown hair and a beard. He has two distinctive tattoos: a Joker on left side of face and swastika tattoo on his neck.

His vehicle is described as a Purple Ford XR6 Falcon similar to the one pictured.

If you saw this incident or can help identify the offender please call Lismore Police on 02 6626 0599 or call Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000. Police reference is E62394934. All calls to Crimestoppers are treated confidentially.

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