Boy Charged Over East Maitland Attack

A teenage boy has been charged after a group of youths allegedly attacked two teenagers in East Maitland on Saturday night.

A 17 and 15-year-old were reportedly attacked by the group on the footbridge at Victoria Street Station just before 10pm, one of them sustained facial injuries.

Police arrested a 14-year-old after a short foot pursuit and charged him with aggravated robbery.

He’s been granted bail and will front Children’s Court on Friday.

Officers are now searching for the others in the group.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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