“Out-of-control” house party at Westcourt leaves officer in hospital

November 7, 2022 8:49 am in by


A wild house party in Westcourt has left a police officer in hospital.

Around 10pm on Friday, November 5, police responded to noise complaints and reports of poor behaviour at a Gatton Street home.

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Multiple units attended the scene, where around 250 young people were gathered.

The party was declared out-of-control shortly before 10.30pm and subsequently shut down.

A male officer sustained a serious laceration to his ankle after being struck with a glass and was taken to hospital for treatment.

A 17-year-old girl, who police allege organised the event, is assisting investigators with their enquiries.