A teenager has been charged after a train traveller sat on about 20 needles poking out of a seat on a Melbourne service, with one puncturing his bottom.
Anthony Artusa was given the medical all-clear after the incident on Tuesday on a service from West Footscray to the city.
Detectives charged a 16-year-old Fawkner boy on Saturday with a number of offences including intentionally causing injury, assault with a weapon and committing an indictable offence while on bail. He is in custody and will appear at a Children's Court at a later date.
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