Man suffers face injury in alleged assault in Surfers Paradise

A man has been hospitalised after an alleged assault in Surfers Paradise last night.

Emergency services rushed to a location along the Gold Coast Highway just before 9.00 pm, following reports of the incident.

Paramedics briefly assessed a man in his 50s for a face injury, after he was reportedly assaulted.


The man was taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition for further treatment.

Police are investigating the incident.

“Around 8.35 pm a man was struck to the face with an implement by a man known to him who had entered the unlocked unit,” a spokesperson confirmed to myGC.

“Property and a wallet were stolen before the offender fled.

“The man sustained bruising, swelling and non life-threatening injuries to face and was transported to hospital for treatment.”

It’s the second night in a row that an alleged assault has taken place in Surfers Paradise.

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