Tassie Lake searched for clues

brutal assault investigation

11 January 2018

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Tasmania Police is continuing its investigation into the serious assault at Waverley early yesterday morning which left a 48 year old Prospect man in hospital in intensive care.

Police divers are today searching the lake in Waverley where the victim’s 1984 yellow single cab Mazda (pictured above) was recovered yesterday afternoon.

Detective Inspector Philippa Burk said that police divers were searching for any property belonging to the victim, or a potential weapon used in the assault.

“Police continue to seek assistance from any members of the public who may have seen this utility Tuesday evening between 10pm until 12.30am yesterday morning. In particular, whether the utility may have been seen in the suburbs of Prospect, West Launceston, Invermay and Waverley,” Detective Inspector Philippa Burk said.

“Police encourage members of the public to continue to provide them with any information to assist this investigation. Police would again thank and commend the Launceston public for their assistance with information so far.”

Anyone with information should contact Launceston CIB on 131444 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or crimestopperstas.com.au

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