Hazelbrook man hit another man with a ratchet strap because of the way his car was parked on Blue Hills Rd

A 23-year-old Hazelbrook man has been arrested and charged in relation to an assault over a car space. 

Police say about 4pm on Monday September 10,  the 23-year-old Hazelbrook man allegedly confronted another man on Blue Hills Rd in Hazelbrook “due to the position he had parked his car”. 

Police say the offender armed himself with a ratchet strap and struck the victim in the head and then in the shoulder blades.  The victim sustained swollen and bleeding welts on his head and shoulder blades. 

About 4.30pm on Saturday October 6, the offender handed himself in at Springwood Police Station where he was placed under arrest and charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm. 

He was granted conditional bail, and is due to appear before Katoomba Local Court on Tuesday November 6.