A MAN gave his victim a cigarette before he assaulted and robbed him of a mobile phone in a train at Blacktown on Sunday.
The incident took place at 9.35pm on February 3.
He was in a train bound for Blacktown when a man of Aboriginal appearance, solid build, dark short hair and wearing a dark shirt approached him.
The victim asked the man for a cigarette and he was given one before he was punched to the back of the head and robbed of his phone.
In other police news:
A MAN fought off two men who tried to rob him at Blacktown last Thursday.
He was walking along Farmingdale Road when approached by two men, one of Aboriginal appearance and the other of Indian appearance at about 1am on January 31.
The Aboriginal man demanded his bag and when the victim refused to hand it over, punched the victim who defended himself by punching back.
The Indian man then started punching the victim and again the victim fought back forcing the two men to run away.
The man of Aboriginal appearance is aged between 18 and 21 years old, 160cm tall, thin build, short scruffy dark hair, blue jean and wearing a black t- shirt.
The man of Indian appearance is 18-21 years old, 160cm tall, thin build, short dark hair, wearing blue shorts and a red t-shirt.
If you have any information please contact Blacktown Police on 9671 9199 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Peek and pry
POLICE are hunting for a man who took a photograph of a woman in a house at Seven Hills last Thursday.
This incident took place in the bedroom of a house at a Grantham Road at 2am.
A woman saw a man at her window seconds after a flash from a camera went off.
Her partner jumped out of bed and chased the person but was not able to catch him.
The man is only described as wearing a black hooded jumper with a red vodaphone logo on the back.