Police update: Serious assault at Maroochydore

Police have charged a 31-year-old man this morning following the serious assault of a man in Maroochydore early yesterday morning (December 19).

Around 1.30am, a 50-year-old Kuluin man was located with serious head injuries on Main Road in Maroochydore.

Investigations suggest the man was punched in the face before falling backwards on a hard surface.

He is currently in Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and remains in a critical condition.

As a result of investigations, the 31-year-old Maroochydore man has been charged with grievous bodily harm, possessing dangerous drugs and drug utensils.

He is due to appear in Maroochydore Magistrates Court on Monday, December 21.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day or call 1800 333 000.

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