Girl, 14, accused of assaulting five Wollongong police officers

A Woonona girl stands accused of assaulting five police officers in the aftermath of a brawl at Wollongong railway station.

Officers from Wollongong Police Transport Command attended the western entrance to Wollongong Railway Station after reports of a brawl about 8.40pm Friday. 

Police attempted to arrest the 14-year-old girl, who allegedly tried to flee after being involved in the altercation .

During the arrest, the girl allegedly assaulted an officer by punching him in the face.

She continued to resist and kick out at officers, also allegedly spitting in an officer’s eye.

As she was being placed in the back of a caged vehicle, she allegedly spat and kicked another officer.

Once in custody she allegedly assaulted further police, scratching and punching a female officer’s arms causing lacerations, punching another senior constable in the head several times, and kicking another in the knee and groin.

She was charged with five counts of assault police, affray, resist arrest, assault with intent to rob and malicious damage.

She was refused bail to appear at a children’s court on Tuesday.