A Gracemere man has been charged after he allegedly assaulted a teenager with a torch on Tuesday night. Picture: Trevor Veale
A Gracemere man has been charged after he allegedly assaulted a teenager with a torch on Tuesday night. Picture: Trevor Veale

Man charged after allegedly assaulting teen with torch

A man has been charged after he allegedly assaulted a teenager with a torch in Gracemere on Tuesday night.

Police were called to attend the Gracemere Hotel on the Old Capricorn Highway after receiving reports of the alleged assault at 10.30pm.

It is alleged a 20-year-old Gracemere man damaged multiple vehicles and then allegedly assaulted a 19-year-old Rockhampton man with a torch.

Queensland Ambulance Service paramedics transported the alleged victim to Rockhampton Hospital with a head injury.

The Gracemere man was charged with three counts of wilful damage and one count of assault occasioning bodily harm while armed/in company.

He is due to appear in Rockhampton Magistrates Court on April 23.



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