Crime Stoppers

Call for Witnesses - Robbery - Alice Springs

Saturday 26-Jan-2019 12:18

Northern Territory Police are calling for witnesses in relation to an alleged robbery yesterday evening

The victim, a 71-year-old male, left a residence at East Side and was walking along Undoolya Road towards Alice Springs CBD when he was assaulted and had his wallet stolen by a group of up to six Indigenous females believed to be in their teens and early twenties.

The victim sustained a head injury and abrasions to his body. The females gave the wallet back upon finding there was no money inside and left in an unknown direction.

Police believe the incident occurred along Undoolya Road, between Lindsay Avenue and Sturt Terrace, between 9:00pm and 9:45pm on 25 January 2019.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or sighted the group is asked to notify police.

Police ask the public to be mindful that incidents like this can occur. Please be cautious when walking alone at night and remain vigilant of your surroundings.

Anyone with information can call police on 131444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.