Teenager attacked with hammer during ambush on school students at train station

A teenager has been attacked with a hammer during an ambush on a group of school students by four men in Sydney’s west.

The teens were walking towards Doonside train station about 3.30pm on Tuesday when the men got out of a car and headed towards them.

The men, armed with a baseball bat and a hammer, allegedly assaulted an 18-year-old before striking a 16-year-old in the head.

A teenager has been attacked with a hammer and baseball bat. Source: Google Maps

Some of the students managed to flee, including the older teen who was attacked again by three men before jumping on a train and leaving.

The armed men returned to their car and fled, NSW Police said in a statement.

The 16-year-old was taken to Westmead Hospital for treatment but has since been released.

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