Girl struck in head by brick at house party, lobbed into yard by gatecrashers

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.


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.