Police investigate serious assault at Euramo

A man is in police custody following a serious assault incident in Euramo last night.

Just after 9pm, emergency services were called to a Euramo Road address following reports a man had sustained serious injuries to his torso and head.

The assault left the 66-year-old man with critical injuries. He was airlifted to Townsville Hospital for treatment.

A 44-year-old man was taken into custody at the scene and then transported to Innisfail Watchhouse where he was charged with one count of acts intended to maim, disfigure/disable and one count of wounding.

He will appear in the Innisfail Magistrates Court today (January 19).

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