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Police investigating assault

By Olivia Duffey

Police want to speak to a man who is alleged to have been involved in an assault in Deniliquin on Australia Day.

The man, who is believed to be in his 20s, allegedly hit a 62 year-old Deniliquin man over the head with a bicycle helmet.

The incident reportedly occurred about 6am, in the Hardinge St shopping complex car park.

The cleaner reportedly suffered a number of cuts to the head.

The man police want to speak to is described as Caucasian and clean shaven. He did not appear to have any visible tattoos or other distinguishing features.

He was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, blue and grey shorts and black sneakers and was riding a blue mountain bike.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 5881 9299 or CrimeStoppers on 1300 333 000.