Crime Stoppers

Call for Witnesses – Aggravated Assault – Katherine

Thursday 02-Mar-2017 07:14

Northern Territory Police are calling for witnesses following an assault on a 76-year-old man at a resort in Katherine.

Northern Investigations Section Detective Senior Constable Karl Gunderson said the victim was woken in the early hours of Tuesday morning by footsteps on the roof of the Knotts Crossing Resort.

“The man then left his room and was confronted by a group of unknown males, one of which struck him with a metal broom handle.”

He was taken to Katherine District Hospital, before being transported to Darwin.

The males are described as of indigenous appearance.

Anyone with information should contact Police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.