Serious assault charges in Barney Point, QLD

Police have charged two men after a woman was assaulted at a residence in Barney Point this evening, Queensland Police say.

At 7.20pm, two men approached a house on Brisbane Road and it will be alleged that the pair started shouting.

A 71-year-old woman exited the house and told them to leave it it will be further alleged that the pair then damaged a window and a gate at the property before hitting the woman in the stomach with a metal bar.

Police have located two men nearby and took them both into custody.

The woman was treated for non-life-threatening injuring.

A 20-year-old Barney Point man and a 21-year-old Gladstone man have both been charged with one count each of serious assault of a person over the age of 60, wilful damage and forcible entry.

They are both due to appear in the Gladstone Magistrates Court tomorrow.

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