Youths charged after Australia Day incident in Launceston CBD

January 29, 2024 5:16 am in by

Police have been called in to deal with another serious incident involving youths in Launceston’s CBD.

A 17-year-old has been taken to the Launceston General Hospital with non life threatening injuries as a result of the incident on Friday night in Brisbane Street.

Two youths – one 17 and one 15 – have been arrested and charged.

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The 17-year-old has appeared in court and been bailed while the 15-year-old was due to appear on Sunday.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or who may have captured footage to come forward.