Grievous Bodily Harm at Kingston

Police are appealing for public assistance as part of their investigation into the grievous bodily harm of a 21-year-old man at Kingston on Friday night.

Around 11.00pm (October 18), a 21-year-old man and his 25-year-old friend were in a carpark, outside an Aquatic Centre on Kingston Road, when they were approached by a group of approximately 7 or 8 men who were not known to them.

One of the group-members hit the 21-year-old man over the back of the head with a glass bottle, causing him to fall to the ground where the group assaulted him.

The 25-year-old man was attempting to flee when he felt something hit the back of his head, causing him to stumble into an oncoming vehicle.

The group then assaulted the 25-year-old before he managed to run away.

Members of the group then accessed the 25-year-old’s car and stole his iPhone 6S and the 21-year-old’s Samsung mobile phone.

Once the group dispersed, the 25-year-old returned to his friend who was unconscious. Two witnesses contacted emergency services.

The 21-year-old Kingston man sustained a fractured skull and was transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in a serious condition where he remains in an induced coma.

The 25-year-old Woodridge man sustained a laceration to his head and was transported to Logan Hospital in a stable condition.

The group members are described as being in their early twenties and having dark complexions.

Police are now appealing to anyone who may have witnessed anything – or may have dashcam footage – in the vicinity of Kingston Road around from 11.00pm to 12.00am on Friday October 18, to come forward.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

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

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