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Police are Appealing for Information After an 81-Year-Old Man was Robbed in is Motorhome Last Night

Officers from the Oxley Police District are appealing for information to locate a vehicle, which is believed to be linked to two robberies in Tamworth last night, one involving an 81-year-old man.

At about 7:20pm an elderly man was parked on the corner of Bridge Street and Out Street waiting for his the 15-year-old passenger who was across the road in a fast food outlet.

Moments later, an unknown male entered the passenger door of the vehicle and demanded the man’s wallet, while kicking him and threatening him with a knife.

The driver opened his door and fell out of his seat and the unknown man ran off in a southerly direction along Out Street.

A short time later, two men entered a home on Dowell Avenue, and threatened a 21-year-old man while demanding cash.

The two men took a wallet and cash before fleeing the scene.

Following inquiries, police believe a Silver Mitsubishi Lancer with NSW registration CP78ZS, may be linked to both incidents.

Police are appealing for anyone with information or dash cam footage to come forward.

92.9FM acknowledges the Kamilaroi people as the traditional custodians of the land we work on. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and of the future.


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