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Teen charged over brutal Forestville assault

Mackenzie Price/The Sydney Newsdesk

Mackenzie Price/The Sydney Newsdesk

FORESTVILLE — A 16-year-old boy from North Ryde was charged with the alleged assault of Liam Knight overnight.

Mr Knight, 17, was celebrating his friends 18th birthday when a group of gatecrashers invaded the Forestville home. A fight ensured that left Mr Knight with a steel rod at over 2 meters in length embedded in his head. Mr Knight is still in an induced coma with serious head injuries.

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Police appeal for witnesses after a teenager was attacked with a steel rod at a Forestville party

The house where Liam Knight was assaulted on Friday night (Mackenzie Price/The Sydney Newsdesk)

The house where Liam Knight was assaulted on Friday night. (Mackenzie Price/The Sydney Newsdesk)

FORESTVILLE — 17-year-old Liam Knight was celebrating his friends 18th birthday on Friday night when he was brutally assaulted by a group of gatecrashers at a Forestville home.

When the gatecrashes descended on the backyard of the home, a fight ensued that left Mr Knight with a steel rod at over 2.5 meters in length in his head. The bar was cut out by firefighters, but parts were left embedded before being rushed to Royal North Shore Hospital.

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