A teenager has been charged after allegedly assaulting a man at Thirroul on Saturday night.
The video of the alleged assault has been widely circulated on social media.
Police have been told a 57-year-old Wombarra man was sitting on a bench in the park on Lawrence Hargrave Drive at Thirroul, when he was allegedly assaulted by a woman.
He suffered minor injuries.
The incident was reported to officers from Wollongong Police District on Monday (30 September 2019) and an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident commenced.
Following a police investigation, the 18-year-old woman has been arrested at Wollongong Police Station and charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm and affray.
She has been granted conditional bail to appear before Wollongong Local Court on October 29