Two teenage girls have been blasted as “pathetic idiots” by police after allegedly assaulting two different youngsters and posting the incident on social media.
Mandurah Police Senior Sergeant Neville Beard instructed the Times the “appalling” incident on the Mandurah Forum occurred final week, throughout which a 13-year-old woman and a 15-year-old woman filmed themselves.
Sgt Beard alleged the 2 teenagers attacked two different younger females whom they didn’t even know “in a completely unprovoked incident”.
“The assaults on the two girls were vicious, premeditated and unprovoked, and it was confronting to watch two you girls being assaulted in a surprise attack carried out by two cowardly and pathetic idiots trying to big note themselves on social media,” he stated.
“All they have achieved is a criminal record.”
Sgt Beard stated in a separate incident, the identical two girls additionally allegedly broke into two closed sections of Boost Juice and the Pretzel Place within the Mandurah Forum and stole drinks.
They allegedly posted each the assault and the theft on social media.
Sgt Beard stated police apprehended the girls after receiving assist from “appalled” members of the general public.
The girls have been charged with aggravated housebreaking commit stealing, aggravated housebreaking with intent, assault occasioning bodily hurt and customary assault.
Sgt Beard stated the kids had been ineligible for juvenile diversion and would seem within the Children’s Court.
A spokeswoman for Vicinity Centres — which operates the Mandurah Forum — stated they had been “assisting” the police investigation.
The security of our clients, retailers, staff and the broader group is our precedence,” she stated.
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