Man’s face fractured in Valley fight

DETECTIVES investigating the brutal assault of a young man in Brisbane are pleading for witnesses to come forward as they try and identify his attacker.

The 21-year-old’s face was fractured during an altercation outside a licensed premises in Fortitude Valley during the early hours of Sunday, August 5.

Police say “a large group of people” were involved in the altercation, which erupted outside a venue on Ann Street about 1.43am.


In a statement on Saturday, detectives investigating the assault appealed for anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward.

Anyone who was in the area between 1.30am and 2am on August 5 who may be able to assist with investigations is urged to contact police.

Detectives are particularly interested in speaking with any pedestrians who may have mobile phone footage of the incident, or drivers with dash cam vision.

Anyone with any information that could assist police with their investigation should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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