Ambulance targeted by rock throwers

23rd May 2023

New England Police District are seeking assistance from the community for an incident at 9pm on Wednesday 17th May 2023, in the vicinity of the New England Hwy (Malpas St) and Tenterden St Guyra.
An NSW Ambulance was travelling through the area with two staff and a patient on board when rocks were thrown at the Ambulance. The vehicle suffered a smashed rear driver’s side window. Luckily no one was injured but the vehicle suffered serious damage making it unsuitable to respond to emergency calls.
Police are seeking any person who may have been in the area who witnessed the incident or person who may have CCTV or dash cam footage in the vicinity of New England HWY ( Malpas St) and Tenterden St Guyra.
If you have any information relating to this incident, please contact Armidale Police Station on (02) 6771 0699. Reports can also be made to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.