Two charged following robbery and assault - Neutral Bay

Saturday, 08 April 2017 03:52:44 PM

Two men have been charged following a robbery and assault on Sydney’s Lower North Shore early this morning.

About 12.15am (Saturday 8 April 2017), two men were walking east on Military Road when a man riding a bicycle tried to ride past on the footpath.

It’s alleged the men knocked the man off the bike and assaulted him, before stealing the bike and a bottle of alcohol.

The injured man, aged 37, sustained swelling to his face and a laceration to his hand.

Officers from Harbourside Local Area Command attended and arrested two men – aged 23 and 26.

They were taken to North Sydney Police Station where the older man was charged with common assault (x2), robbery in company, affray, and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

The younger man was charged with robbery in company, affray, and larceny.

Both men were granted conditional bail to appear at Manly Local Court on Wednesday 12 April 2017.