Charges over assault


THREE men have been charged over an affray and alleged assaults on the Frankston foreshore, 7.45pm, Thursday 30 November.

Detective Senior Constable Kerryn Merrett, of Frankston CIU, said a 21-year-old Cranbourne man and two Frankston North men, 26 and 29, had been bailed to appear at Frankston Magistrates’ Court in February.

She said that, during the alleged incident, two 12-year-old boys and a 13-year-old boy were thrown into Kananook Creek, receiving minor injuries and damaging their mobile phones.

When two passersby came to assist the men allegedly assaulted them, with one male victim needing hospital treatment.

Detective Merrett thanked the public for the assistance, which included witness statements and video footage.

Anyone else who can provide video footage is asked to call Frankston CIU 9784 5590 or Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000.

First published in the Frankston Times – 4 December 2017

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