Police investigate serious assault at Gympie

Police are investigating after a man sustained a critical head injury during an altercation in Gympie last night December 13.

Initial information suggests a local 24-year-old man was outside a venue on Mary Street when he became involved in a verbal exchange with a group of men around 11.30pm.

The man was allegedly assaulted and knocked to the ground. The man was kicked in the head. It is further alleged the unknown offenders have continued to kick the man in the head and he was left unconscious.

He was transported to Gympie Hospital before being flown to Sunshine Coast University Hospital

Investigations are continuing, and police are appealing for witnesses.

/Public Release. The material in this public release comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here.