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Man assaulted in car

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December 05, 2017

A man, 30, received injuries after at least three men assaulted him in Mooroopna on Saturday.

Police said the incident occurred in Park St about 5pm.

‘‘(A) male was assaulted and his car keys stolen from the ignition of his Toyota sedan whilst he was seated in his (parked) vehicle,’’ Shepparton police Detective Senior Constable Jeffrey Wren said.

‘‘He received minor injuries as a result of the assault.’’

It is believed at least three people were involved in the assault and the theft of the victim’s car keys.

‘‘Investigators are making inquiries into the matter and are appealing for witnesses to the incident,’’ Det Sen Const Wren said.

Anyone with information is urged to phone Shepparton police’s Criminal Investigation Unit on 58205800 or Crime Stoppers on 1800333000.

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