Police update: Assault charges at Thuringowa

Detectives have charged a fifth man in relation to the assault of a man in a Townsville carpark yesterday.

It will be alleged the man was with four other men when they assaulted a 39-year-old Thuringowa man who was seated in his parked car off Hervey’s Range Road at 12.20pm.

The men began punching and kicking the man whilst he was seated in the car before one of the men stabbed him twice in the upper back.

Four men were located and charged yesterday.

This morning police located the fifth man at a Kelso address.

A 39-year-old Kelso man has been charged with acts intended to cause grievous bodily harm.

He will appear in the Townsville Magistrates Court tomorrow.

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