Third teenager charged with assault


Geelong crime investigation unit detectives have charged a third teenager after a girl was allegedly assaulted at the waterfront on Saturday.

The 17-year-old Bell Park girl was arrested this morning and subsequently charged with affray, robbery, assault with intent to rob, assault in company, assault by kicking and committing offences while on bail.

She was remanded to appear before a children’s court at a later date.

Two other girls, a 17-year-old from Grovedale and a 16-year-old from Whittington, were arrested yesterday and charged with a robbery and assault offences.

Both were bailed to appear before a children’s court at a later date.

The charges follow an incident near the Geelong waterfront sometime between 7.30pm and 8pm on Saturday.

Police alleged a number of girls approached a 15-year-old girl and demanded she hand over her mobile phone before assaulting her.

The victim was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

It was alleged her phone was stolen during the assault.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone who witnessed the incident or has information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at