Police investigate serious assault at Northgate

A man has suffered significant injuries following an alleged assault in Northgate last night.

It will be alleged at around 7pm an 18-year-old man forced his way into a unit located on Allworth Street.

It is further alleged that he then assaulted the 71-year-old male resident, striking him multiple times to the head and body before fleeing to a nearby unit.

Police attended a short time later and arrested the 18-year-old man.

The 71-year-old man suffered serious head injuries and was transported to hospital in a critical condition.

An 18-year-old Caboolture man has been charged grievous bodily harm and enter dwelling with intent by break.

He is due to appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court today (December 16).

Investigations are continuing.

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