Police have charged 30yo Kia Ora man after serious assault.
Police have charged 30yo Kia Ora man after serious assault.

Gympie man to face court for bashing 70yo on Southside

DETECTIVES have charged a 30-year-old man after the serious assault of a person over 60 in Southside Saturday morning.

Police will allege the man from Kia Ora attended a Luckona Court home just before 8am.

He is then believed to have smashed a window and attempted to gain entry to the house.

It will be further alleged the man assaulted another man at the address, before fleeing in a Toyota Hilux.

The 70-year-old was taken to hospital suffering from facial injuries.

The Gympie man has been charged with attempted enter dwelling by break, serious assault of a person over 60 and stealing.

He is expected to appear before the Gympie Magistrates Court today.