A MAN has been charged after allegedly assaulting a teenage boy with a skateboard at Corrimal this morning.
Police were called to a home on the Princes Highway, Corrimal, following reports of a domestic-related dispute about 11.30am today (Tuesday).
Wollongong police commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the incident.
On arrival, officers found a 17-year-old boy with injuries to his back. He was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being airlifted to Royal North Shore Hospital.
Following inquiries, police arrested a 19-year-old man, known to the teen, at the home. He was taken to Wollongong Police Station and charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
The man was granted conditional bail and is due to appear in Wollongong Local Court on Thursday September 10.
Inquiries are continuing.
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