Assault appeal, Northgate

A man has been arrested as investigators appeal to the community for assistance following a violent assault incident on a train at Northgate yesterday.

Police were called to Northgate train station around 4pm to reports at least eight people had been assaulted on a carriage, the youngest only 11-months-old.

Upon arrival officers located a number of victims aged between 11-months-old and 78-years-old sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

The 28-year-old Coalbank man was arrested and when taken to the Brisbane Watchhouse it will be alleged he assaulted two police officers.

He was taken to hospital and investigations continue.

Police are appealing for anyone that witnessed the incident or may have information as you may be able to assist in the investigation.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at

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