Two men have been charged with grievous bodily harm after an incident in Newcastle earlier this year.
Police said a 31-year-old man and his friends were in Jefferson Park, Merewether, just before midnight on February 2 when a group of men, who had been at a function at a licensed premise across the road, approached them.
Two men in that group became aggressive and a physical altercation took place.
The 31-year-old man was allegedly kicked in the head and sustained a broken jaw.
Following extensive investigations, officers from Newcastle City Police District identified two men who they will allege assaulted the 31-year-old.
Officers arrested a 24-year-old Wangi Wangi man on the night of November 27 and charged him with common assault, offensive behaviour and grievous bodily harm including malicious wounding.
He was granted conditional bail and is due to appear before Newcastle Local Court on December 19.
A second man was arrested on December 8. The 23-year-old from Toronto was charged with larceny, common assault, affray and recklessly cause grievous bodily harm.
He was granted conditional bail and is due to appear before Newcastle Local Court on January 16.
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