19 June 2020

Police investigate assault in Gungahlin

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after a 17-year-old male teenager was assaulted out the front of Gungahlin College between 1:30pm and 2:00pm on Wednesday, 3 May 2017.

Reports from the victim and witnesses indicate that the victim was sitting on a bench in the open public space out the front of the college when approached by a group of teenagers. After a short discussion with the alleged offender, the victim was assaulted.

The teenage victim was conveyed to Calvary Hospital by the ACT Ambulance Service for treatment after sustaining facial and head injuries. He was later discharged into the care of a family member.

Officers investigating the assault believe that a large number of people witnessed the assault and may have been using mobile telephones to film the incident.

Police are urging anyone who may have witnessed the assault, assisted the teenage victim or has any information or video footage to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Information can also be reported on the Crime Stoppers ACT website via https://act.crimestoppers.com.au/. Please quote 6100913 if providing information.

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