Grievous bodily harm charge, Bundaberg

Police have charged a man after a woman was allegedly assaulted with a metal bar in Bundaberg yesterday.

It will be alleged officers were called to Quinlan Street in Kepnock around 5.45pm following reports of a disturbance.

Upon arrival police located a 45-year-old woman with severe head injuries.

She was transported to Bundaberg Base Hospital in a serious condition.

Police arrested a 21-year-old Kepnock man at the scene who is known to the woman.

It is alleged he struck her a number of times with a metal bar following a disagreement.

The man has been charged with grievous bodily harm and is due to appear in Bundaberg Magistrates Court today.

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