Danny Lim: Man accused of punching and kicking Sydney activist in Strathfield
A man has been charged with punching and kicking prominent and beloved Sydney activist Danny Lim during an alleged attack at an inner-west train station.
Mr Lim, 79, is well known in the Sydney area for sporting sandwich boards and holding up signs promoting peace and positive messages.
He was hospitalized after being attacked at Strathfield train station last Friday.
At the time, he was campaigning for a Yes vote ahead of next month’s Voice referendum.
Danny Lim (pictured) was allegedly attacked at Strathfield station earlier this month
Mr Lim is understood to have been approached by a 66-year-old man who punched and kicked him.
He was transported by paramedics to Concord Hospital, but has since been released.
Police from the Auburn Police Regional Command have launched an investigation.
Wednesday morning, officers arrested a man at a home in Homebush West.
He was charged with assault occasioning bodily harm before being released on bail.
The man is due to appear at Burwood Local Court on October 5.
A 66-year-old man has been charged with assault after allegedly punching and kicking the activist (pictured).