Man in court over assault, intimidation of teen at football game – Carrs Park

A man will appear in court today charged over the alleged assault and intimidation of a teenage boy at a football game in Sydney’s south.

Officers from St George Police Area Command were notified after reports a 13-year-old boy was assaulted by a man while in the crowd at a football game at an oval at Carss Park about 4.45pm on Saturday 25 July 2020.

Police will allege the boy was filming in the crowd after a fight occurred between players on the field, when a man lunged at him and assaulted him.

The boy suffered scratches to his neck, chest and back.

Following inquiries, a 51-year-old man was arrested at a home in Rockdale just before 11pm the same day.

He was taken to Kogarah Police Station and charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm and stalk/intimidate intend fear physical harm.

The Rockdale man was granted conditional bail to appear at Sutherland Local Court today (Wednesday 16 September 2020).

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