THREE men have been charged over a sickening coward-punch attack which saw a teenage boy knocked unconscious in Surfers Paradise.
The shocking incident happened about 3.20am on Monday at the corner of Orchid Avenue and Cavil Avenue.
Police say it’s alleged three men surrounded a 19-year-old man and started punching and kicking him.
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“It will be further alleged that one of the men, a 19-year-old Upper Coomera man, has punched the 19-year-old man from the side causing him to fall unconscious to the ground,” police said in a statement.
The victim was rushed to the Gold Coast University Hospital for treatment.
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Following investigations, police have since charged the 19-year-old Upper Coomera man with one count of assault occasioning bodily hard and one count of contravention of banning order.
The two other men involved, both 21-years-old from Cootharaba, have been charged with one count each of assault occasioning bodily harm whilst in company.
All three men are due to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court on December 8.
The victim has since been released from hospital.