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Darlinghurst assault: Driver gets out of Volkswagen Passat and starts punching his female passenger

Disturbing moment shirtless driver gets out of a stolen Volkswagen and starts bashing his female passenger through the back seat window

  • A shirtless man assaulted a female passenger in his stolen car in Darlinghurst 
  • A second female yelling attracted the attention of a passer-by who tried to stop it
  • However the Good Samaritan was assaulted and the driver fled with the women
  • He was seen driving on the wrong side of the road in the car, which was stolen = 

A shirtless driver who jumped out of a stolen car in the middle of a road so he could brutally bash his female passenger through the backseat window is still on the run. 

Disturbing CCTV footage showed the man burst out of the white Volkswagen Passat at an intersection in Darlinghurst in Sydney’s CBD on July 12 at 10.35pm. 

The man stalked the rear of the car before ripping open the left-hand side passenger door and repeatedly punching a woman seated inside.   

A shirtless man burst out of his car in a fit of rage and savagely punched his female passenger before driving on the wrong side of the road in a stolen vehicle

The man stalked the rear of the car before ripping open the left-hand side passenger door and repeatedly punching a woman seated inside

The man stalked the rear of the car before ripping open the left-hand side passenger door and repeatedly punching a woman seated inside

A second woman in the vehicle attempted to get the man to stop by yelling at him, which attracted the attention of a passer-by who intervened.

The Good Samaritan was assaulted in the ordeal before the driver returned to the vehicle and sped off.

The two women were still in the car when the driver sped off down William Street on the wrong side of the road, police were told. 

Police from Kings Cross Police Area Command began investigating and discovered the Volkswagen, with NSW registration LK36CC, had been stolen.

The car had been stolen on July 4 in Morriset, near Lake Macquarie, and had also been spotted driving erratically on July 9 in Campbelltown, south-west Sydney.   

Police are now searching to find the trio involved in the dispute.

CCTV footage showed a man leap out of a white Volkswagen Passat sedan at the intersection of Nimrod and Caldwell streets, Darlinghurst, in Sydney's CBD, on July 12 at 10.35pm

CCTV footage showed a man leap out of a white Volkswagen Passat sedan at the intersection of Nimrod and Caldwell streets, Darlinghurst, in Sydney’s CBD, on July 12 at 10.35pm

The man was shirtless and wearing black tracksuit paints with a white stripe down each leg at the time.

The women are both described as being white with one having long brown hair and the other blonde hair.

Police said the woman who intervened and was seated in the front seat of the vehicle was wearing red pants and a black top.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers.    

The two women were still in the car when the driver sped off down William Street on the wrong side of the road, police were told

The two women were still in the car when the driver sped off down William Street on the wrong side of the road, police were told

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