A 19-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy will appear in court after allegedly assaulting a teenager at Corrimal over the weekend.
About 7.30pm on Saturday, a 17-year-old boy from Horsley attended a party at Cross Street, Corrimal with friends after it was publicised on a social networking site.
Around midnight a fight occurred between the victim and two friends and another group of young men.
The victim with his friends left the party and walked to Corrimal train station. It is alleged that they were followed by the other group where another fight unfolded.
During the fight, the Horsley teenager was allegedly kicked and punched while on the ground by up to 10 young men. They then fled the scene.
The victim was taken to St George Hospital where he underwent surgery for a broken jaw and was treated for other injuries.
Wollongong police yesterday (Tuesday) arrested and charged two young men with Inflicting grievous bodily harm with intent and affray. Both were refused bail.
A 19-year-old man will face Wollongong Local Court today (Wednesday). A 17-year-old boy will appear at Port Kembla Children’s Court today.
Anyone with information on this incident can report it anonymously to Wollongong Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.