Man Arrested After Street Robbery and Assault in Coffs Harbour

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14 November 2018

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A man has been charged following an alleged robbery in Coffs Harbour over the weekend.

Early Saturday morning, two men were approached by a group of people on Moonee Street, when it’s alleged one of the men was assaulted.

Police have been told the 23 year old man was allegedly punched several times in the face before falling to the ground, unconscious. His bag containing alcohol was stolen.

The attacker left with the group and police were notified.

Following inquiries, investigators executed a search warrant at a home on Korff Street on Wednesday, where police allegedly seized cash, MDMA powder, steroids, and knuckledusters.

A 30 year old man was arrested and taken to Coffs Harbour Police Station.

He was charged with aggravated robbery, deal with property proceeds of crime, supply prohibited drug, possess prohibited drug, and possess or use a prohibited weapon without permit.

The man was refused bail to appear at Coffs Harbour Local Court on Thursday 15 November 2018.

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