Yesterday, around 9:30 pm, a 74-year-old man was walking down Chalmers Street east toward Redfern Oval.
About half way to the oval shape, he felt two figures. When he turned around, he saw three men who assaulted him. The man covered his head.
During the incident, the men stole his shoulder bag containing money and personal papers.
The man shouted for help, and two men and two women came to help him.
emergency services were contacted.
The nurses cared for the man who had lacerations to both hands, leg injuries, head and body pain.
The police went from the Redfern County Police Command to the scene and set up the crime scene.
The police are looking for four teenagers and a 20-year-old man described as Caucasian.
The five men measured between 160 and 165 cm and wore shorts.
Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact the Redfern Police or Crime Stoppers.