GOSFORD: Sickening Attack on Blind Man Overnight

Teenager due in court today

GOSFORD: Sickening Attack on Blind Man Overnight

A sickening assault's taken place in Gosford overnight, on a visually impaired man.

Witnesses say the 62 year old was allegedly kicked in the torso while on the ground, as he was waiting for a bus in Mann Street at around 10, with a 19 year old and 17 year old male fleeing the scene.

The pair was arrested nearby and taken to Gosford Police Station where the older teen was charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm and common assault. He's due to front Gosford Local Court today.

While the 17 year old was released without charge.

The victim was treated in Gosford Hospital for lacerations to his face, arm and jaw pain.

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