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Police investigating attempted murder release man’s description – Mount Druitt

March 31, 2015

Police investigating an attempted murder in Sydney’s west have released a description of a man who may be able to assist with their inquiries.

About 11.30pm on Tuesday 17 March 2015, a man attended Mount Druitt Hospital with an injury to his neck, believed to have been caused by a gunshot.

A car, driven by a woman, had dropped the man and a male relative off at the hospital but she left without providing any information to hospital staff.

The 26-year-old man was subsequently transferred to another hospital in a serious condition. He underwent surgery and has since been released from hospital.

The injured man and his family have not provided police with information about the matter.

In the days following the incident, police identified a crime scene in the vicinity of George Street, Mount Druitt. This was examined by specialist forensic investigators.

Police from Mount Druitt Local Area Command formed Strike Force Brice to investigate the incident, which is being treated as an attempted murder.

Following these inquiries, strike force detectives have today released a description of a man who may be able to assist with their inquiries.

The man is described as being of Pacific Islander/Maori appearance, approximately 30 years of age, 170 to 175cm tall, with a solid build, a beard and short black hair.

Police have also located the vehicle believed to have been used to transport the 26-year-old man to hospital; this has been seized for forensic examination.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.