A 38-year-old local man will face Mount Isa Magistrates Court this morning after assaulting police.
Police said that the man assaulted two officers in the area around Burke St on Sunday night.
The man then tried to abscond but was arrested nearby.
The two officers were taken to Mount Isa Hospital suffering from concussion but were both released from hospital.
Meanwhile emergency services quickly put out a fire at the Star Inn motel on Marian Street in Mount Isa on Sunday evening.
Police says the blaze occurred in one room and it's unknown what caused it.
No one was injured.
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