Police investigate serious assault at Capalaba

Police are seeking witnesses to a dispute between the drivers of two vehicles in Capalaba this afternoon which resulted in an elderly man being allegedly assaulted.

At around 4pm a 71-year-old man drove his gunmetal grey VW Amarok dual cab ute to the intersection of Redland Bay Road and Neuman Road.

It is then alleged that the occupants of a white Kia Cerato, a man and woman, exited their vehicle and approached him.

A verbal exchange occurred between the elderly man and the woman as he sat in his vehicle, before her male companion allegedly punched him a number of times through the driver’s side window.

Police were called to the scene where the located the 71-year-old man with obvious facial injuries.

Investigators are appealing for any witnesses to the altercation, or anyone who may have dashcam from the time of the incident 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 crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

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