Multiple charges for alleged attack on IGS students and staff

TWO men are facing multiple assault charges after allegedly attacking Ipswich Grammar School students and staff on Tuesday afternoon.

An 18-year-old and a 20-year-old have been charged with assault, assault occasioning bodily harm, wilful damage and illegally entering a vehicle.

Police were called to the school at 4.40pm on Tuesday.

They received reports that eight students and two teachers were being assaulted by two men at Ipswich Grammar.

One student suffered a suspected broken hand from the alleged attack while the others are alleged to have suffered bruising and scratches during the incident.

Police will also allege a vehicle owned by the school was also damaged by the two men.

According to police the cause of the incident is currently unknown.

The 18-year-old Sadliers Crossing man was charged with five counts of common assault and one count of unlawful entry of a motor vehicle for committing an indictable offence using violence.

The 20-year-old North Ipswich man was charged with three counts of common assault, two counts of wilful damage and assault occasioning bodily harm.

The two men are due to appear in the Ipswich Magistrates Court on July 29. According to police investigations into the alleged attack are continuing

Topics:  assault occasioning bodily harm common assault ipswich grammar school ipswich magistrates court wilful damage

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