A TEENAGER is being treated for a broken jaw after he was assaulted near Corrimal Railway Station this morning.
Police have been told the 17-year-old youth had been at a party with friends when a fight broke out involving up to 10 other young people.
He and a friend left the party to walk to the train station shortly after midnight (July 15) but was followed by the group and assaulted.
Witnesses alerted the police when the two boys were knocked to the ground, punched and kicked, however, the group had run from the scene.
One youth sustained minor injuries, however, the second youth was taken to Wollongong Hospital where tests revealed he’d sustained a fractured jaw. Police have been told he will require surgery.
A crime scene was established outside Corrimal Railway Station and police have spoken with a number of witnesses.
Anyone with information should contact Wollongong Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.