Man Assaulted - Tweed Heads South

Police have commenced an investigation following an assault at a Tweed Heads shopping centre this afternoon.

About 3.30pm today (Thursday 11 July 2024) emergency services were called to a shopping centre on Minjungbal Drive, Tweed Heads South, following reports of an altercation.

Officers attached to the Tweed/Byron Police District attended the scene and were told several people were involved in an altercation, in which a man – aged 25 – was injured.

The man was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics for facial injuries, before he was taken to Gold Coast University Hospital.

A weapon has been seized by police for forensic examination.

As inquiries are ongoing, anyone with information or footage of the incident, including dashcam, is urged to contact local police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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