Officers assaulted after breaking up large party – Lethbridge Park

Four teenagers have been charged after police were called to a large party at a home at Lethbridge Park overnight.

About 12.30am on Saturday (29 August 2020), police attended a home on Mindanao Crescent after receiving reports about people fighting.

Officers from Mt Druitt Police Area Command attended and found approximately 100 people at the home, allegedly in breach of COVID-19 restrictions.

It’s alleged a number of the teens surrounded the officers and were abusive and violent towards them.

Four teens – three males aged 17, 16 ad 13, and a 17-year-old girl – were arrested and taken to Mt Druitt Police Station.

It’s alleged that while at the police station, the teens continued to be abusive and volatile towards officers. It’s further alleged two of the boys urinated in the station before spitting at officers, hitting a constable in the eye.

The 17-year-old was charged with resist police, assault police, and breach of bail.

The 13-year-old boy was charged with resist police, assault police, assault paramedic, malicious damage, and breach of bail.

The 17-year-old girl was charged with possess drug, resist police, obstruct police, and breach of bail.

The 16-year-old boy was charged with malicious damage, resist police, assault police, and breach of bail.

All four were bail refused to appear at a children’s court this morning (Saturday 29 August 2020).

Inquiries into the party continue, and police expect to issue an infringement notice to the occupier.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence.

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