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Pack of youths assault and rob man in the CBD

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Up to a dozen youths have attacked and robbed a man in the CBD in the early hours of the morning.

3AW Mornings was alerted to the disturbing incident by Thomas.

Police have since confirmed the news.

They’ve been told the victim, a 27-year-old man, went to pay for a parking ticket near the intersection of Flinders Street and Spring Street just after 6am.

He was then approached by a group of 10-12 youths, who police said were of African appearance.

They demanded his wallet, mobile phone and car keys.

The victim handed them over, however, was assaulted when he refused to tell the group where he’d parked his car.

The group then fled towards Treasury Gardens.

Thomas told Tony Jones one of his employees was due to start work 6am when he witnessed another man being set upon by the group.

“The fella had already parked and was going to the meter to get his ticket,” Thomas said.

“About 10 lads jumped him and kicked into him.

“He wasn’t even game enough to get out and help because it was 10 on one.”

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Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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