Attacker On Run After Melbourne Hammer Attack

The attacked on run


30 October 2017

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A man delivering newspapers has been hit in the head with a hammer during an early morning robbery in Melbourne.

The worker was loading newspapers for delivery in Flemington at 5.50am on Tuesday when a man pushed him, grabbed a hammer from a nearby bench and hit him on the head, before stealing a money tin.

The victim, aged in his late 60s or early 70s, sustained non-life threatening injuries, while the attacker is on the run, police said.

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