Gang bashes teenager at beach campfire, breaking his jaw

UPDATE @ OCTOBER 29 2017 9AM | A teenage boy has been charged over the alleged assault of a boy at a beach campfire on the NSW south coast.

The 17-year-old was arrested on Saturday and charged with grievous bodily harm by unlawful act, to appear at a Children’s Court in December.

It’s alleged he was with a group who set upon a 17-year-old boy who was with a group of friends at a campfire on Culburra Beach, about 10.15pm on Saturday 21 October.


He’s accused of striking the boy with a bottle and punching him repeatedly in the face, breaking his jaw.

EARLIER @ OCTOBER 22 2017 7.30AM | A teenage boy has been repeatedly punched in the face and hit with a bottle during a shocking attack on the NSW south coast.

The 17-year-old was at Culburra Beach enjoying a campfire with a group of friends, about 10.15pm on Saturday, when a group of men approached them.

They hit the boy with a bottle before punching him in the face and then leaving.

He was taken to Shoalhaven Hospital, suffering a suspected fractured jaw.

Police are now investigating and asking anyone with information to come forward.

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