Gold Coast teen hospitalised with head injury from alleged assault

A teenager is recovering in hospital after an alleged assault took place on the Gold Coast overnight.

The male, understood to be aged in his late teens, was involved in an altercation in Mermaid Beach around 11.30 pm.

Paramedics were called to a location off the Gold Coast Highway a short time later where they briefly assessed him.


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He’d suffered a head injury and had to be taken to hospital.

He’s in a stable condition in the Gold Coast University Hospital.

No other injuries were reported by paramedics, while it’s not yet clear whether any charges will be laid.

More to come.