NSW: Boys arrested, charged with hurling rocks at cars from bridge on NSW highway

POLICE have arrested and charged three 14-year-old boys after they allegedly threw rocks at traffic from a bridge in Nowra today.

About 9.40am on Saturday, three cars were driving south along the Nowra Bridge on the Princes Highway, when three youths allegedly threw rocks at the vehicles, causing paint damage and a cracked front windscreen.

Officers from Shoalhaven Local Area Command were contacted and commenced a search for the boys who were found walking north across the bridge a short time later.


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A subsequent search of their belongings allegedly located several items of property believed to be stolen.

The three boys were arrested and taken to Nowra Police Station.

A 14-year-old boy has been charged with intentionally throw rock at vehicle (x3), malicious damage (x2), goods in custody and littering.

Another 14-year-old boy has been charged with intentionally throw rock at vehicle (x3), malicious damage (x3), and goods in custody.

Another 14-year-old boy has been charged with intentionally throw rock at vehicle (x3) and malicious damage (x3).

All three youths were granted conditional bail to appear before a Children’s Court on Thursday 24 September 2015.

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