12yo left with broken jaw after being brutally bashed, robbed on the Gold Coast

A YOUNG boy has been left with a broken jaw after being brutally beaten and robbed by a group of kids in Helensvale.

The 12-year-old was at the train station around 6.30 last night when he was approached by four boys and girl who were known to him.

The boy has then run to a nearby taxi rank and got into a cab.


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The four boys chased him down and dragged him from the taxi.

They started assaulting him before stealing his shoes and trying to steal his mobile phone.

One of the juveniles run off in to nearby bushland while the other four boarded a train.

The young victim was left with a fractured jaw, chipped tooth and grazing.

He was transported home by family-friends, before his grandmother transported him to the Gold Coast University Hospital for treatment.

Police have launched an investigation.