ACT Policing has arrested and charged a 22-year-old Page man after a 16-year-old teenager was assaulted at the Belconnen Mall on (Friday, April 19).
Around 2.30pm police were called to the Belconnen Mall after receiving reports of an assault.
The 16-year-old teenager was treated at the scene by ACT Ambulance Service before being conveyed to the Canberra Hospital with serious head injuries.
Police arrested the 22-year-old man yesterday afternoon and he was taken to the ACT Watch House.
He was charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm and was released on Watch House bail. He will face the ACT Magistrates Court on Tuesday, July 23.
Anyone who may have witnessed the alleged assault on Friday afternoon and has not yet spoken to police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.
[Courtesy ACT Policing]