Serious assault with paint pellets, Pelican Waters

Two men have been charged after two 15-year-old boys were hit in the face with paint pellets last night, Queensland Police say.

At around 7.15pm, a group of boys were walking along Pelican Waters Boulevard when two of them they were struck with paint pellets, fired from a passing vehicle.

One of the boys was struck near his eye and was taken to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital and the other was struck on the cheek.

A 17-year-old Little Mountain man and 18-year-old Pelican Waters have been charged with two counts each of assault occasioning bodily harm.

Both men are due to appear at the Caloundra Magistrates Court on November 22.

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