Two 12 year olds arrested over assaults in Katherine

March 13, 2023 3:07 pm in by

Police are calling for witnesses after two women were allegedly assaulted in Katherine South.

A group of up to four youths allegedly attacked a woman before she could flee on a mini-bus near Railway Terrace at 6.30am.

It’s believed she was heading home after night shift.

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The group is further accused of assaulting another woman and stealing her mobile phone soon after.

St John Ambulance treated her at the scene before taking her to Katherine Hospital.

Two kids aged 12 have since been arrested, with efforts underway to find the others involved.

Detectives are urging the first victim and anyone else with knowledge about the incident to contact police on 131 444 and quote reference number 10285978.