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Police are appealing for public assistance after a serious assault at a licenced premises on Jonson Street. Photo NSW Police

A serious assault in Byron Bay on Friday, 3 June, 2022 has led to police releasing further CCTV footage and another appeal for information from the public. 

Investigators have released the CCTV footage of two people they wish to speak to and are continuing to appeal for for public assistance in the investigation. 

Police are appealing for public assistance after a serious assault at a licenced premises on Jonson Street. Photo NSW Police

The assault took place at a licensed premises in Jonson Street, Byron Bay at about 11pm on Friday 3 June. A man was punched in the face by another man while on the dance floor of a licenced premises. 

The 23-year-old man suffered serious facial and dental injuries and was treated at the scene before he was taken to Byron Bay hospital in a stable condition. The second man left the scene with a woman.

Police are appealing for public assistance after a serious assault at a licenced premises on Jonson Street. Photo NSW Police

The CCTV footage is of a man and woman who they believe will be able to help with the investigation.

The man is described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged in his 50s, of large build, with short hair. He is depicted wearing a black T-shirt, jeans and dark sneakers.

The woman is described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged in her 50s, of medium build, with shoulder length blonde hair. She is depicted wearing glasses, a patterned shirt and jeans.

Anyone who may be able to identify the man or woman, or has information that may assist, is urged to contact Tweed-Byron Police District on (07) 5506 9499 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.


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