Teen assaulted after being followed by trio off bus

POLICE are investigating an assault and unlawful wounding in Nerang on Wednesday.

Around 11.45pm an 18-year-old man was on a bus when three teens verbally assaulted him.

The man got off of the bus at the railway station on Boulton Road Nerang and was allegedly followed by the trio.

A physical altercation ensued between the man and one of the teenagers, as a result the man received a laceration to his stomach.

He was transported to the Gold Coast University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A 14-year-old girl and a 16-year-old male and female are currently assisting police with their inquiries.

Investigations are continuing.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.



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