Police have arrested a second person over a violent home invasion at East Maitland on Monday night.
The 17 year old boy was taken into custody at Seaham yesterday afternoon.
He's been given bail and will face East Maitland Children's Court on June 16.
It's claimed he was one of three people who forced their way into a home in Curtin Street, bashing a 20 year old man.
A fourth person waited outside.
A 19 year old man was arrested shortly after the attack.
Police say it was a targeted incident.