Seven teenagers have been charged after they allegedly attacked and stabbed two boys at a train station.
A 15-year-old boy and a 18-year-old boy were at Glenfield railway station in south Sydney at 9.30pm on February 25 when they were approached by a group of teenagers.
The group allegedly threatened the two boys with a knife while they were riding on the train.
All of the teens alighted at Glenfield train station where the group of teens was allegedly joined by more youths, bringing their number to 10.
Police allege the pack assaulted the two boys at the train station.
During the alleged attack, the 18-year-old was allegedly stabbed a number of times and hit over the head with a bottle.
The group then fled, and the alleged victims were taken to hospital in a serious but stable condition.
Police Transport Commander, Superintendent Mark Wall, said it was a “cowardly and unprovoked (alleged) assault.”
“The two victims were travelling home when they were set upon by the group for no apparent reason,” he said.
“Police conducted a meticulous investigation which has resulted in the alleged offenders being arrested for this disgraceful display of violence.”
Two boys, aged 12 and 13, were arrested shortly after the incident. They have been charged with affray and will appear in Children’s Court on March 27.
Subsequent police investigations led to five further arrests.
A 19-year-old was charged with wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, assault person intend criminal activity of criminal group, reckless wounding in company, affray, and armed with intent to commit indictable offence.
He’s been denied bail and is due to front Parramatta Local Court on Saturday.
Another 19-year-old was charged with assault person intend criminal activity of criminal group, and affray, was also denied bail, and is also due in the same court on Saturday.
A 16-year-old boy was charged with wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, assault person intend criminal activity of criminal group, reckless wounding in company, affray, and armed with intent to commit indictable offence.
He was refused bail and is due to face Children’s Court on Saturday.
Another 16-year-old boy was charged with assault person, intend criminal activity of criminal group, and affray. He too was bail refused and appeared before Children’s Court on Friday.
A final 16-year-old boy was charged with assault person, intend criminal activity of criminal group, possess bestiality material, and affray.
He was released on conditional bail ahead of a Children’s Court appearance on April 3.
Police are continuing their investigation.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or an anonymous report can be made online.
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