Teenagers charged with alleged assault at Woy Woy

Two teenage boys have been charged after allegedly assaulting a man in Woy Woy.
Police will allege a 36-year-old man was approached by a group of four teenagers at a railway station in Woy Woy, just before 6pm on Tuesday, November 28.
As the group approached the man, a 14-year-old boy allegedly began to throw punches, hitting the man several times.
The man attempted to walk away when he was struck in the side of the head by a 15-year-old boy, causing him to fall onto the gutter of the footpath.
The group of teenagers fled the scene.
Emergency services were contacted and the man was treated for multiple facial fractures before being taken to Gosford Hospital, where he was expected to undergo surgery.
Officers attached to Brisbane Water Local Area Command established a crime scene and commenced an investigation.
Following inquiries, on Wednesday, November 29, two teenagers were arrested and taken to Gosford Police Station.
The 14-year-old boy was charged with assault occasioning grievous bodily harm and affray.
He was refused bail and appeared at a Children’s Court on Thursday, November 30.
The 15-year-old boy was charged with common assault and affray.
He was granted conditional bail and is due to appear at a Children’s Court on Friday, December 22.

SOURCE:
Media release, 30 Nov 2017
NSW Police Media

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