Newcastle Uni Student Bashed With Knuckle Dusters

Police are yet to make any arrests..

Newcastle Uni Student Bashed With Knuckle Dusters

Police are hunting a group of thugs who attacked and robbed an international student at the University of Newcastle.

20-year-old Abdullah Qaiser was driving through the uni's Callaghan campus on Saturday when his path was blocked by about eight people on Ring Road.

A man wearing knuckle dusters punched him in the face breaking his nose, while also yelling racial abuse.

A woman then stole his mobile phone from the passenger seat.

Mr Qaiser moved to Australia from Pakistan to study engineering.

Credit: Daily Telegraph

Police are reviewing CCTV footage of the attack.

The man's described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged in his early 20's, of a muscular build and short blond hair.

The woman's described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged in her early 20's, of a slim build, and with long blonde/brown hair in a ponytail.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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