Man assaulted at Flinders Street railway station

Wednesday 22 June 2022 5:14am – 

Transit Crime Investigation Unit detectives are appealing for public assistance after a man was seriously assaulted at Flinders Street Station earlier this month.

Police have been told the 40-year-old man was waiting for a train on platform three when two unknown men walked towards him about 9.25pm on Saturday 11 June.

One of the men became involved in a verbal altercation with the victim before punching him to the head knocking him unconscious.

The offender spat on the unconscious man and left the scene. Both men were last seen walking towards Elizabeth Street.

The Chirnside Park man was taken to hospital with serious head injuries.

The offender is perceived to be Pacific Islander in appearance, aged in his mid-20s to mid-30s with a moustache and an under-cut hair cut with a braided ponytail.

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He was wearing a black Nike puffer jacket with a black t-shirt, khaki shorts and black runners.

The second man is perceived to be Middle Eastern in appearance with a short dark beard and shaved head.

He was wearing a blue puffer jacket and black tracksuit pants with a white stripe.

Investigators have released images of two men who may be able to assist with their enquiries.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au