Around 4.45pm on Monday 21 January 2019, the victim, a man in his 60’s was waiting for a bus on Wright Street in Cloverdale when he was approached by a male. As a bus approached, the male asked the victim for a cigarette, which he declined.

Both got on the bus with the victim sitting opposite the driver in the front seat. The male had a quick conversation with the victim, leant over and punched the victim several times to the head. After being punched, the victim became unconscious, yet the male continued to throw punches. The male walked towards the bus exit, before turning around and returning to the victim and punching him once more to the head.

The male then left the bus and walked away.

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: Brown skinned, approximately 30 years of age, thin build and shaved short hair. He was wearing a black ‘Adidas’ t-shirt and blue jeans.

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 9159.

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