Police appeal after man assaulted and robbed

POLICE are looking for witnesses to an assault and robbery which took place in Nowra early Saturday morning.

A 34-year-old man was walking along Osborne Street at 1am when he was approached by three men who asked him for cigarettes.

As the man handed out the smokes, he was hit to the side of the head causing him to fall on his knees. 

Two of his assailants then held him as he was kicked to the body. 

The man’s wallet was then removed and cash taken from it.

The man suffered minor injuries.

Police are investigating and urging anyone with information about the identity of three men involved to contact Nowra Police Station via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.