Two men have been charged after allegedly brutally bashing a grandfather as he walked home from the Royal Easter Show on Tuesday.
The 65-year-old man was walking home from the Riverstone train station about 9.00pm, when he was allegedly set upon by a man who punched him in the face.
A short time later, the elderly man was again attacked by the same man who returned with a group of friends.
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The victim was punched and kicked repeatedly and hit with a walking stick, sustaining a large gash to his forehead, as well as a cut lip and swelling.
Following investigations, police arrested two men, aged 18 and 28, at a Riverstone Unit on Wednesday.
The 18-year-old man was charged with assault in company causing grievous bodily harm and common assault.
The 28-year-old man was charged with assault in company causing grievous bodily harm.
Both were refused bail and are due to appear at Blacktown Local Court today.
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