At around 1.10pm on Sunday 27 February 2022, the victim was sitting outside a fast food store on Yellowwood Avenue in Harrisdale waiting for his friend who was inside the store. A man approached the victim and verbally abused the victim before grabbing the victim’s throat and pushing the victim up against the wall. A bystander intervened and the man walked off.

Police have released CCTV images of a man who they believe may be able to assist them with their investigation.

The man is described as: white skinned, medium build, between 30 to 40 years of age with short brown receding hair. The man was wearing a beige sleeveless T-shirt, white shorts with thongs and sunglasses.

If you have any information about the identity of this man or details of this offence please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at You can remain anonymous if you wish and rewards are available once charges are laid. Please quote Reference Number 10505.

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