Pair assault man at Woodburn, steal credit card

Police are asking calling for the public’s assistance to identify two men who forced another man to drive from Coraki to Woodburn before assaulting him and stealing his credit card.

About 3.40pm yesterday (Tuesday August 28), a 46-year-old man pulled over on the side of East Coraki Road at Coraki was approached by two males.

One produced a knife and the pair forced the man to get back into the vehicle and drive them through Woodburn and south onto the M1.

They ordered him to pull into a highway rest area before repeatedly assaulting the man and stealing his credit card.

The two males then fled the area on foot.

The 46-year-old man suffered facial and leg injuries.

Investigators wish to speak with two men who may be able to help with their inquiries

One male has been described as being of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander appearance, aged between 18 and 20, 180cm tall, of a solid build, with short dark hair and last seen wearing a fake leather jacket, dark-coloured denim jeans, gloves and jogging shoes.

The second male has been described as being of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander appearance, aged between 18 and 20, 175-180cm tall, of a solid build, and clean shaven. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, blue denim jeans and boots.

Anyone who may have information or dash cam vision, specifically between 3.30pm and 5pm north and southbound on M1 at Woodburn or Wyrallah Road, is urged to come forward.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or 


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