Man charged over brutal baseball bat attack

A MAN is in hospital after being brutally bashed with a baseball bat in an attack at a house in North Queensland.

The 43-year-old was allegedly hit repeatedly over the head with the bat during a fight at a house on Brisbane Street in Bowen, south of Townsville, on Wednesday afternoon.

He was rushed to Townsville Hospital where he remains with serious head injuries.


A 42-year-old man who is known to the victim is accused of the brutal attack.

He has since been charged with grievous bodily harm and was due to front Mackay Magistrates Court today.