Police update 2: Taxi driver assaulted at Sarina

A 15-year-old boy has been charged following investigations into the alleged attempted robbery and assault of a taxi driver in Sarina earlier this month.

The 62-year-old male driver was located with a serious chest injury in his crashed taxi on Brewers Road on the afternoon of March 6.

He was transported in a critical condition to Mackay Base Hospital where he is now recovering.

Sarina detectives today charged a 15-year-old boy with attempted robbery with actual violence and charges from previous offences including enter premises and commit an indictable offence and enter dwelling and commit an indictable offence.

The 15-year-old boy will appear in Mackay Childrens Court.

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