Police briefs: Teenagers hospitalised after fight

A gathering of youths turned into a brawl at Marrangaroo on Friday night, July 14. 

Two teenagers were hospitalised after they were involved in a fight that broke out at midnight.

The gathering of young people turned into a violent confrontation and the pair were assaulted. They required medical attention. 

The 17-year-olds, a boy and a girl, were treated by paramedics on the scene and then transported to Lithgow Hospital.

Police are continuing their investigations.

Jail drug busts

A number of visitors to Lithgow Correctional Centre were caught attempting to hand over drugs to inmates over the weekend.

In one instance a 38-year-old woman from Sydney was found with a substance believed to be meth.

In a separate drug detection a 20-year-old Sydney man has been identified as a suspect.

Investigations are continuing into the drugs and the circumstances surrounding their detection.

Prohibited drugs

A 24-year-old Lithgow man received a caution for possessing a small amount of a prohibited drug on Saturday.

He was stopped by police as he was driving in Lett Street. Police performed a search of the vehicle and its occupants.

The search found the man was in possession of a small amount of cannabis.