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UPDATE | Two charged after man seriously injured in brawl inside Brighton-Le-Sands home

Charges laid over Brighton-Le-Sands brawl

Update

Two men have been charged following investigations into an assault that left a man with serious head injuries in Brighton-Le-Sands last weekend.

About 12.30am on Saturday May 30, emergency services were called to a home on President Avenue, Brighton-Le-Sands, after reports of a brawl inside.

On arrival, police found a group of up to 15 men inside the premises, and a man, aged 30, on the footpath outside suffering a fractured skull and a fractured hand.

He remains in hospital.

Officers from St George Police Area Command established a crime scene and commenced an investigation.

Following inquiries, detectives yesterday (Tuesday June 2) returned to the President Avenue home where they arrested a 40-year-old man. Officers also attended a home on Bay Street, Rockdale, where they arrested a 32-year-old man.

Both men were taken to Kogarah Police Station and charged with wound with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, and COVID-19 breaches for not complying with noticed direction.

They were refused bail and will appear in Central Local Court today (Wednesday).

Inquiries continue.

Earlier - May 30, 2020

A man suffered serious injuries in a brawl at a Brighton-Le-Sands home overnight.

A police statement said emergency services were called to the home in President Avenue about 12.30am on Saturday after reports of a brawl inside.

"On arrival, police found a group of up to 15 men inside the premises, and a man, aged 30, on the footpath outside suffering significant head injuries," police said.

"The injured man was treated before being taken to St George Hospital in a serious condition.

"Officers from St George Police Area Command established a crime scene and commenced an investigation.

"A number of men are assisting police at Hurstville and Kogarah Police Stations - they are not under arrest."

Anyone with information, or vision of the incident is asked to contact Kogarah Police Station, or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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