Is it any wonder people are losing respect for the legal system? This just up on news.com.au A teenager was slashed with a knife and hit with a piece of wood after harming the wife of his assailant, in Busby, in Sydney's southwest. The 17-year-old male went to a home on Orchard Road yesterday about 1.30am (AEDT) with a friend and allegedly assaulted the woman inside, police say. The woman's husband awoke from the noise and chased the teen, assaulting him with a piece of wood and slashing him with a knife, police say. The teen was taken to Liverpool Hospital for treatment and the man was charged with maliciously inflicting grievous bodily harm. The man was granted conditional bail and will appear in Liverpool local court on January 24. Now there's undoubtedly more to this story than meets the eye, but the first and obvious question is; 'Why was the youth not charged for unlawful entry to the house and assault of the woman?'