Three of five teenage girls charged over their roles in an incident where a classmate was held against her will while being robbed and assaulted have pleaded guilty.
The accused were aged around 14 when the attack took place in a Lavington park on December 17.
One of the girls was the ringleader of the group and, as outlined in a Director of Public Prosecutions agreed facts on the case, punched the 14-year-old victim several times to the stomach.
She also threatened to set the girl's hair on fire with a cigarette lighter and warned, after the girls' mobile phone and a bracelet were taken, that she would be "killed" if she reported them to police.
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Despite her ordeal, the victim did not bow to the threats.
On returning to their Albury secondary school she reported the incident to staff.
Magistrate Rodney Brender on Tuesday ordered the preparation of Youth Justice NSW pre-sentence reports on the three girls, who appeared separately before Albury Children's Court.
They each pleaded guilty to single strictly indictable charges of take or detain a person in company with the intention to obtain an advantage and will be sentenced on October 1.
The court was told the victim was sitting in class about 9.30am when she received a message from one of the offenders, asking her to meet outside the school grounds.
She did this a short time later, when the victim was told to meet the girl at Black Range Park in Schaefer Street.
When she arrived she saw this girl walking back and forth from behind a toilet block, before emerging with the four other girls.
They approached her and each gave her a hug, but then another girl locked her arm around the back of the neck.
She tried to get away, but was held too tightly by the girl, who directed the first girl to take the contents of the victim's bag - $12 in cash, food and her mobile phone.
The victim was pushed against a wall by the ringleader, who punched her in the face, then soon after punched her in the stomach each time she "did not provide an appropriate answer" to their questions.
She was also kicked by others in the group, suffering a bloodied lip, bruising to her hip and chest and red marks on her wrists and elbows.