77yo woman charged after throwing keys in man’s eye

A 77-year-old woman has been charged over the assault of a man in North Ipswich, who suffered a serious injury to his eye from a set of keys.

Police said that around 4.00pm yesterday, two men became involved in an altercation on the front yard of a home on Simmons Road.

During the fight, the elderly woman allegedly intervened by striking a 53-year-old man in the head with a set of keys before making contact with the man’s right eye.


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He was rushed to the Princess Alexandra Hospital to receive treatment to his eye.

The woman has since been charged with one count of assault occasioning bodily harm.

She is due to appear at the Ipswich Magistrates Court on October 6.