An 84-year-old has fought back after being threatened with a
knife during an attempted armed robbery in Cabramatta, in
The man was walking along Albert Street in Cabramatta about
1.30pm on Monday when he was approached by a man carrying a
knife who demanded money.
He was then punched in the eye and fell to the ground
following a struggle with his attacker, who was described as
aged 30-35 years, Asian in appearance, between 165-170cm tall
and with a skinny build.
The elderly man was taken to Liverpool Hospital with bruising
to his eye and a cut to his elbow, requiring stitches.