Media release

Call for information – Serious assault – Alice Springs


Northern Territory Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault in which two men in Alice Springs were left with serious injuries.

On Saturday 18 September at 10:30pm two men, aged 45 and 47 years, were travelling inbound on Gap Road, near the 24 hour store in a silver Nissan Navara when it is alleged there was a near-miss with another vehicle, a black Holden Commodore, and a verbal altercation commenced between the drivers.

The driver of the Commodore conducted a u-turn and it is alleged he armed himself with a large blunt metal object. He then engaged the occupants of the Navara, assaulting both and smashing the front passenger window of the vehicle.

The offender fled the scene on foot, and a passenger in the Commodore used the vehicle to flee the scene upon police arrival. Patrols of the area did not locate the pair.

The victims were transported to Alice Springs Hospital.

Police are calling for anyone who witnessed the incident or may have information in relation to the driver of the black Holden Commodore, to contact them on 131 444.

You can make an anonymous report through Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or Please quote PROMIS reference number 9797349.

PFES Media