Community & Business

30 March, 2022

Teenagers charged with assault

TWO female teenagers have been arrested and charged after allegedly assaulting a staff member at an Atherton hotel.

Around 6.30pm on Tuesday night (22 March), two youths were identified as being under-aged and asked to leave a licensed premises in Main Street. 

They left, met up with other youths, with the group then returning to the hotel where the two 15-year-old girls from entered the premises. 

It will be alleged that, without any provocation, one of the girls assaulted a female staff member striking her numerous times. 

When another female staff member came to assist, the second girl assaulted her a number of times. Both girls were located by police a short distance away and were arrested. 

They are scheduled to attend the Atherton Children’s Court next month.


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