Tow truck driver beaten and robbed in Sydney

A tow truck driver’s been targeted by violent thieves in Sydney overnight.

Police say the 57-year-old was standing next to his tow truck on Victoria Road, Smithfield at around 10:30pm on Monday night when a man and woman walked up.

He was beaten and robbed of cash before watching the pair run off.


The victim called the Police who arrested a 32-year-old woman and a 25-year-old man.

They were taken to Fairfield Police Station where the woman was charged with robbery in company and the man was charged with aggravated robbery.

Bail is yet to be determined.

The towie escaped with minor lacerations to his face, knees and hands.