A man has been the victim of a shocking assault in a supermarket car park in Thirroul this morning , Wednesday December 19.
Police say a 45 year old man parked his car in the IGA car park. As he made his way out of his vehicle, he was approached by a man in his 20s, who punched the shopper in the face several times.
“The guy started punching the man,” says one witness. “I was screaming for the guy to stop, as were folk across the road in the cafe and store owners, then he sprinted off down McCauley street.”
The victim has suffered minor injuries.
A Wollongong man, in his 20’s was later apprehended by the dog squad, hiding in a creek at Bulli.
He’s been charged with assault and occasioning actual bodily harm.