Teens charged after railway station assault

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Police are appealing for witnesses following an alleged assault that occurred at Penrith Railway Station on Sunday.

About 8.30pm last night, three young males allegedly punched an unknown male before leaving the scene.

Officers attached to Nepean Police Area Command attended and observed three young males running towards a shopping centre.

Police pursued the young people on foot and apprehended two males, aged 14 and 15.

Upon searching the teens, police allegedly located a knife on the 14-year-old, as well as face covering and gloves.

Police further allege they located a hammer, face covering and gloves on the 15-year-old male.

Both the teens were taken to Penrith Police Station where they were charged.

The 14-year-old was charged with ‘affray’ and ‘custody of knife in public place’ and the 15-year-old was charged with ‘affray’ and ‘enter prescribed premises of any person without lawful excuse’.

The pair were granted conditional bail and will appear in a children’s court on November 14.

Police are appealing for any witnesses who were in the area at the time of the incident and may be able to assist with inquiries.

The third male is described as wearing a black covered face mask, a black coloured baseball cap, a black, blue and grey coloured hooded jacket, dark pants and dark shoes.

Investigations are continuing.

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