The 15-year-old boy is charged after ‘coughing and trying to spit on a city councilor’ who told his family they were camping illegally
A teenager has been charged with allegedly coughing and attempting to spit at a councilman.
The boy’s family was illegally camping in a reserve Waverton yesterday in the lower North Shore of Sydney.
The forester – a 54-year-old man – came to them to ask them to continue when the boy allegedly abused him.
A teenager has been charged after allegedly coughing and trying to spit on a councilman on the lower North Shore of Sydney yesterday
Police will allege that the boy verbally abused the ranger before immediately coughing at him and attempting to spit in his direction.
Officers of the North Shore Police Area Command were notified and attended the reservation before speaking to the boy.
After inquiring, the police returned to the reserve and arrested the boy around 8:30 pm the same day.
He was taken to Chatswood Police Station and charged with common attacks and stalking / intimidating plans to cause physical injury.
The teenager will appear in a children’s court on Tuesday, June 16, 2020.