Police investigate serious assault at Cairns City

Police are investigating after a man was seriously assaulted in Cairns City this morning.

Officers were called following a physical altercation between two men at a taxi rank in Lake Street around 3.45am.

Upon arrival they located a 37-year-old man lying on the ground with serious head injuries being assisted by members of the public.

The second man had left the scene by the time officers arrived.

A White Rock man was transported to the Cairns Hospital in a serious condition.

Anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident and may have information is urged to contact police.

Investigations are ongoing.

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