POLICE are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a young woman was allegedly brutally assaulted whilst on a night out on a floating bar in Sydney Harbour.
The 23-year-old was waiting in a queue on the floating bar around 8.35pm last night, when she became involved in an argument with two women, aged 25 and 30.
The 25-year-old woman allegedly struck the 23-year-old to the face, causing a nose injury.
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Police said the injured woman caught a water taxi to the Double Bay Wharf, where she waited for her friends, however a short time later, a group of women got off a water Taxi at the wharf and approached the injured young woman.
“Fearing for her safety, she ran from the group, however two women managed to grab her by her hair and pushed her to the ground,” officers said in a statement.
Luckily, security guards and people from a nearby restaurant came to the woman’s aid and phoned police.
Upon arrival, officers arrested two women, aged 25 and 30. They were taken to Waverly Police Station and later released pending further investigation.
As inquiries are continuing, police are urging anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them.
You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via nsw.crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.