Police investigate serious assault at Gympie

Detectives have charged a 30-year-old man after the serious assault of a person over 60 in Southside yesterday morning.

Police will allege the man from Kia Ora attended a Luckona Court home just before 8am.

He is then believed to have smashed a window and attempted to gain entry to the house.

It will be further alleged the man assaulted another man at the address, before fleeing in a Toyota Hilux.

The 70-year-old was taken to hospital suffering from facial injuries.

The Gympie man has been charged with attempted enter dwelling by break, serious assault of a person over 60 and stealing.

He is expected to appear before the Gympie Magistrates Court tomorrow.

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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