Teens assaulted and threatened with gun in Port Macquarie

Police are investigating after a teenager was assaulted, and another was threatened with a firearm in Port Macquarie.

About 10pm on Monday, June 19 a 17-year-old girl was riding her bike along Hastings River Drive, Port Macquarie.

The teenage girl rode up behind a man who was walking in the same direction. She has told police that as she approached the man, he turned, grabbed her and said “stop following me”. The man then punched her in the eye.

At this time a 17-year-old boy was walking towards the man and after a short conversation the man produced a black pistol which he pointed at the teenager.

The man then walked away in an easterly direction on Hastings River Drive.

Police were notified and conducted extensive patrols, but could not locate the man or the firearm.

He is described as being 40-50 years old, with dark hair, 183cm tall and wearing a black “Puma” jumper and black track pants with a white stripe.

Police are urging anyone with information to contact Port Macquarie Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.