A TEENAGE girl has been hit in the head with a brick which was allegedly lobbed into the backyard of a house at Lake Macquarie overnight.
Police say a group of gatecrashers had tried getting into a party at the Roslyn Street home in Charlestown shortly before 8pm but were refused entry.
A short time later, the group allegedly hurled glass bottles, sticks, and a house brick into the backyard.
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It’s understood the brick hit an 18-year-old girl in the head. She was taken to John Hunter Hospital where she received a number of stitches to close a large head wound.
Police have launched a full-scale investigation to identify those responsible for the attack.
Anyone who has information about the gatecrashers – or who may have phone vision of the individuals – is urged to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.