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Queensland police: Girl brutally bashed by group of teens walking home from school

Girl, 16, is left with head, face, arm and leg injuries after being brutally bashed by group of teens while walking home from school

  • Girl has suffered head, face, arm and leg injuries after being attacked by a group 
  • She was walking home from school when she was attacked on Friday afternoon 
  • The group attacked after she refused to up her food, her phone was then stolen


A girl has suffered head, face, arm and leg injuries after being attacked by a group of juveniles on her way home from school in north Queensland.

Police say the incident happened close to Townsville’s Queensland Country Bank Stadium on Friday afternoon when the 16-year-old was set upon by six juveniles.

She was allegedly pushed to the ground and assaulted after refusing to give up her food, and had her mobile phone stolen.

Local police located and arrested three of the alleged perpetrators late on Friday evening while the mobile phone was recovered from one of the offenders

Queensland Ambulance Services treated the girl at the scene before transferring her to Townsville University Hospital.

Local police located and arrested three of the alleged perpetrators late on Friday evening while the mobile phone was recovered from one of the offenders.

The trio will face the Townsville Children Court at a later date.



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