A 60-year-old woman who tried to intervene after a man fled from an alleged assault and robbery scene was struck by a car in Surf Beach, police say.
Police said she sustained suspected leg and pelvic fractures at Surf Beach on Wednesday, September 5.
Police are investigating two alleged assaults and thefts in the Batemans Bay area.
They said at about 4.45pm on Wednesday a man was involved in a domestic argument at a Catalina home with a woman who was known to him. The woman was allegedly assaulted and her handbag stolen during the fight.
A short time later, police allege a unit at Surf Beach Avenue, Surf Beach, was broken into and the male occupant was assaulted. A 60-year-old woman who lived in a nearby unit tried to intervene as a man was driving off in a vehicle.
She was hit by the car and left with suspected leg and pelvic fractures. A bystander came to the woman’s aid.
The man drove away from the area. He was last seen in Tasman Street at Surf Beach after the allegedly stolen car he was driving hit a gutter.
Police from South Coast Police District are treating the incidents as linked and want to speak with a man who might be able to help with inquiries.
He is described as being of Caucasian appearance, 165-170cm tall, with an olive complexion, black hair and brown eyes. The man has been known to frequent Mogo, Surf Beach and Batemans Bay.