Man charged after woman kicked unconscious in shocking attack

A man has been charged over a shocking attack on a woman in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley last month.

Police say the 22-year-old woman was sitting with a friend on a footpath near Wickham Street around 11.30pm on Valentines Day, when they were approached by an unknown man.

“The man allegedly threatened violence and demanded money,” Qld police said in a statement.


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When the woman refused, the man is alleged to have kicked her in the face so hard that she lost consciousness.

She was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to hospital with facial injuries.

Following investigations into the assault, police arrested a 26-year-old man from South Brisbane.

He has since been charged with two counts of attempted armed robbery with violence and one count each of attempted unlawful use of a motor vehicle and possess drug utensil.

The man is due to appear at the Brisbane Magistrates Court today.

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