Infringements issued after Halloween party at Lake Macquarie

A teenage girl has been issued with a Police Infringement Notice (PIN) after police were called to a Halloween party in the Lake Macquarie district overnight.

Officers from Lake Macquarie Police District were called to a home on Lake Road, Glendale, about 6.45pm (Friday 30 October 2020), following reports of a large party.

On arrival they found more than 100 people in the backyard of the property.

Upon seeing the police, some of the partygoers knocked down a fence and ran into adjoining streets and a nearby shopping centre, where multiple fights broke out.

Police intervened and broke up several fights and arrested four teenagers and a 20-year-old man.

The man was taken to Belmont Police Station where he was issued with two Criminal Infringement Notices (CINs) for offensive language and offensive behaviour.

Police returned to the Lake Street address where they issued the 17-year-old female occupant with a $1000 PIN for breaching the COVID-19 Public Health Order.

During the arrests, three police officers sustained minor injuries, with one requiring medical treatment.

Several police vehicles were also damaged after being kicked and having projectiles thrown at them.

Inquiries are continuing.

Anyone with information about people breaching the COVID-19 Public Health Order is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers at https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.

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