Man taken to hospital on Christmas Day after a fight

AN OUT-OF-TOWN visitor stirred trouble on the Fraser Coast when he allegedly threw punches to a man on Christmas Day.

The 19-year-old Mackay man was charged with assault occasioning bodily harm.

Police allege the two men became involved in an altercation at a Hunter St, Torbanlea location in the afternoon.

The 45-year-old victim suffered facial injuries and was taken to Hervey Bay Hospital for treatment.

Police were called to the address about 5.45pm.

The accused man will appear in Hervey Bay Magistrates Court on January 18.



Doctor found guilty of raping patient during pap smear

Premium Content Doctor found guilty of raping patient during pap smear

The Urraween doctor will be sentenced on Tuesday

REVEALED: Plan to help solve problem for carers at parks

Premium Content REVEALED: Plan to help solve problem for carers at parks

Why councillor will move a motion for new addition to local parks

Man sentenced after ‘cowardly’ assault on 79YO stepfather

Premium Content Man sentenced after ‘cowardly’ assault on 79YO stepfather

A judge spared a man a criminal conviction after hearing it would prevent him being...