Grievous bodily harm charge laid in Doomadgee

Police have charged a man following an alleged serious assault at Doomadgee Tuesday evening.

At 7.30pm, it is alleged an altercation occurred between two men at a Wattle St address where a 54-year-old man was punched to the head, hit with a piece of timber numerous times before being pulled to the ground and struck again.

The second man fled the scene and the injured man was flown to Townsville Hospital for treatment in a serious condition.

On the morning of October 10, police took a 26-year-old man into custody who was subsequently charged with one count of grievous bodily harm and will appear in the Doomadgee Magistrates Court on October 11.

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