Serious assault investigation in Airlie Beach, QLD

Police are investigating after a man was assaulted at a bar in Airlie Beach early this morning, Queensland Police say.

At 12.35am, a man was involved in an altercation with another man at the bar on Shute Harbour Road and was punched in the face and fell to the floor.

The 28-year-old was knocked unconscious and was taken to Proserpine Hospital with serious head injuries.

Police are seeking assistance to help identify a man who is described as Caucasian in appearance , around 170cms tall with a proportionate build, short dark hair with long sideburns and a beard and was last seen wearing a grey shirt with writing on it and dark jeans.

Investigations are continuing.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers.

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