Child charged with assault occasioning grievous bodily harm

Siege at West Gosford

Police have charged a teenager after he allegedly assaulted a man at Narara Railway Station on Wednesday, November 8.
Police were told that a 31 year-old man was injured at Narara Station at about 10:00pm, when a 16-year-old boy punched him.
The 16-year-old boy then demanded the man’s mobile phone which he allegedly smashed on the ground before continuing to assault him.
The man suffered severe head injuries and was treated at the scene before being taken to Gosford Hospital for further treatment.
Police arrived a short time later and located the teenager who was still nearby.
He was arrested and taken to Gosford Police Station, where it was alleged that he threatened a police officer and punched another in the face.
He was charged with assault occasioning grievous bodily harm, intimidation, assault of a police officer and malicious damage.
He was refused bail and appeared at a Children’s Court on Thursday, November 9.

Source:
Media release, Nov 9
NSW Police Media

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