Pimpama man charged over assault of baby

A Pimpama man, 38, has been charged over the alleged assault of a three-month-old baby boy at a Robina residence in June.

The baby suffered serious head injuries and was taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital.

In a statement, Queensland Police said it’s alleged baby’s injuries are consistent with being shaken.


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Detectives from the Gold Coast Protection and Investigations Unit launched an examination into the case, resulting in the man’s arrest.

He’s been charged with one count of grievous bodily harm and has been ordered to front Southport Magistrates Court on November 29.

It comes after another Gold Coast man was charged over a similar assault yesterday.

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 crimestoppersqld.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

After stints with the ABC and AAP, Mitchell joined 1029 Hot Tomato in 2017. He’ll be out and about bringing you the news that matters on the Coast.

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