Thursday, July 25, 2024

Teen charged over train station brawl

A teenage boy will appear in court today charged following a brawl at Fairfield train station earlier this week that saw a 75-year-old man reportedly robbed of his walking stick during the melee.

NSW Police say that at around 3:30pm on Wednesday an altercation involving a group of young males occurred at Fairfield Railway Station.

“A crutch was taken from a man who was at the station and used during the altercation. The 75-year-old man suffered a cut to his arm,” Police said in a statement.

“Police were notified, with officers attached to Cabramatta Police Transport Command commencing an investigation.”

CCTV shows the elderly man prior to being robbed of his walking aid.
CCTV of the brawl.

Following inquiries, officers attended a Cabramatta home about 4:45pm yesterday and arrested a 17-year-old boy.

He was taken to Mount Druitt Police Station and charged with affray and armed with intent commit indictable offence.

He was refused bail to appear before a children’s court today.

Inquires into the incident are continuing.

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