A 16-year-old from Wallacia has become the fourth person charged with attempted murder after a woman was allegedly thrown from Windsor Bridge into the Hawkesbury River.
Police were called to George Street, Windsor, about 6am on Sunday, September 23, when the 19-year-old woman sought help after managing to swim to the riverbank.
She told police she’d been thrown from the bridge into the river by a group of people who had held her against her will since Saturday night.
Police will allege the injured woman was transported from Campbelltown to Windsor in the boot of a car.
The woman was taken to Nepean Hospital for treatment.
Officers from Hawkesbury Police Area Command commenced an investigation and arrested a 19-year-old woman after she attended Windsor Police Station on Tuesday, September 25.
Just after 2pm on Wednesday, September 26, a 17-year-old girl attended Windsor Police Station where she was arrested.
They were both charged with attempted murder, aggravated kidnapping, wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, and robbery with wounding.
At 8.45pm on Wednesday, September 26, a 22-year-old man attended Windsor Police Station where he was arrested.
He was charged with attempted murder, detain for advantage in company, aggravated robbery and wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.
They all remain before the courts.
About 9am today, officers arrested a 16-year-old boy at a home in Wallacia and he was taken to Windsor Police Station.
The boy was charged with attempted murder, detain in company with intent to get advantage occasioning actual bodily harm, aggravated robbery, and wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.
He was refused bail to appear before a children’s court tomorrow.