Man injured during attempted robbery - Woodcroft

Tuesday, 28 March 2017 04:27:09 AM

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the robbery of a man in Woodcroft last night.

About 9.30pm (Monday 27 March 2017), a man was cleaning a childcare centre on Lakewood Crescent when he went outside to retrieve something from his car.

While outside the 26-year-old man was approached by two men who produced knives and threatened him while demanding his mobile phone.

The man refused and a struggle ensued. The 26-year-old man suffered superficial wounds to his chest, arms and neck.

He was taken to Blacktown Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The two other men ran from the location prior to police arrival.

A crime scene was established and detectives from Blacktown Local Area Command are conducting further inquiries.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact Blacktown Police Station on (02) 9671 9199.

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