Two men have been charged with the bashing of an elderly man at North Nowra last weekend.
Police allege 76-year-old Francois Beugels was assaulted while on his daily walk along Page Street about 6.30pm on Sunday.
He had noticed two people following him along Pitt Street but continued walking onto Page Avenue, where he was allegedly punched and knocked to the ground near the intersection of Goolagong Street.
Following information from the public, two men were arrested by Nowra detectives on Thursday night.
The men, aged 36 and 19, were taken to Nowra Police Station where they were each charged with:
- Aggravated assault with intent to rob with wounding.
- Aggravated assault with intent to rob with actual bodily harm.
- Reckless wounding.
- Assault occasioning actual bodily harm in company.
They were refused bail and are due to appear in Nowra Local Court later today.