Group assaulted near Weston underpass

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an assault that occurred near an underpass on Namatjira Drive in Weston on Satuday night.

Around 9.00pm three males and a female were walking near the underpass adjacent to McDonalds restaurant when they were approached from behind by two males. The two offenders assaulted the two males causing serious facial injuries to both victims.

The first offender is described as male, in his late teens or early twenties and a dark complexion.

The second offender is described as male, in his late teens or early twenties, fair complexion, tall and a slim build.

Police believe the suspects were attending the ACT Jam 2016 BMX riding event held at Weston Creek Skate Park.

Police are urging anyone who may have witnessed the incident or have any information that could assist police to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via act.crimestoppers.com.au and quote reference number 5952304. Information can be provided anonymously.

Police remind people they should not report crime information via Facebook and Twitter pages.

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