Teens charged after alleged attack on elderly couple

POLICE have charged two boys after an assault on an elderly couple along Burrendong Road at Coombabah on Friday.

It’s alleged around 1:25pm, a 67-year-old man was punched and then struck in the head with a pick handle, before a 62-year-old woman was struck in the arm with the handle after a verbal altercation.

The man and woman were taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.


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The boys aged 14 and 16 were both charged with one count each serious assault and will be dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justice Act.

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