Two further teens charged over assault at Jindabyne

Two further teenagers have been charged over the alleged assault of a man in Jindabyne last week.

Police have been told the 54-year-old man was set upon by a group of males in the driveway of a unit complex at Jindabyne about 5pm on Thursday (20 August 2020).

The man was allegedly knocked to the ground before being repeatedly punched and kicked by the group before they fled.

The man suffered head injuries and was taken to Cooma Hospital before being flown to Canberra Hospital, where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

Officers from Monaro Police District commenced an investigation and charged a 17-year-old boy on Thursday. He remains before the court.

Following further inquiries, two boys – aged 15 and 16 – separately attended Jindabyne Police Station on Friday (21 August 2020), where they were arrested.

They were both charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm in company of other.

The pair was granted conditional bail to appear in a children’s court on Wednesday 7 October 2020.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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