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Woman assaulted and robbed - Toongabbie

Wednesday, 22 February 2017 05:18:57 PM

Police are investigating after a woman was assaulted and robbed in Sydney’s west yesterday.

Just before 8pm (Tuesday 21 February 2017), a 34-year-old woman pulled up in the driveway of a townhouse complex on Metella Road, Toongabbie.

As the woman got out of her vehicle, she was approached by two men and assaulted. The men stole her handbag before fleeing.

The woman screamed and a friend came to her aid. The two got in the woman’s vehicle and went after the men.

After pulling up alongside a silver Toyota Corolla, one of the male occupants allegedly pointed a black firearm at the woman and her friend.

The Toyota Corolla drove off and was last seen travelling west on the M4 at Eastern Creek.

Officers from Blacktown Local Area Command attended and commenced an investigation.

As inquiries continue, any witnesses, or anyone with information is urged to contact police via Crime Stoppers.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.