Manly: Witnesses needed after brawl leaves teen with broken bones

PUBLIC APPEAL: Police are calling for two youths to come forward who may be able to assist with inquiries. Picture: File
PUBLIC APPEAL: Police are calling for two youths to come forward who may be able to assist with inquiries. Picture: File

POLICE are calling for witnesses to a brawl in Manly that left an 18-year-old man with a fractured eye socket and broken nose.

The fight occurred on West Esplanade at 7.10pm on Australia Day this year and five youths, all males, have already been charged over the assault and remain before the court.

"As inquiries continue, detectives are seeking the identity of a further two youths who they believe may be able to assist with their inquiries," a NSW Police spokesperson said.

"The first young person has been described as tall, with an olive complexion and at the time of the incident he was wearing a black T-shirt, black track pants and dark sneakers with a black cap.

"The second youth has been described as Asian in appearance with a white T-shirt, black football shorts with a white Rabbitohs logo on the left leg, and white shoes."

Anyone with information that could assist northern beaches police is urged to call Dee Why Police Station on 9971 3399 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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