Trio charged following alleged vicious attack on the Gold Coast

Three men have been charged with a string of offences following an alleged assault in Surfers Paradise early on Saturday morning that left a man with serious injuries.

Police say an altercation broke out between a 26-year-old New South Wales man and a man known to him at around 2am on Surfers Paradise Boulevard near Cavill Avenue.

The man walked away before allegedly returning with a group.


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It is then alleged the 26-year-old man was repeatedly bashed, before the group fled the scene.

The man suffered serious injuries and was transported to Gold Coast University Hospital.

Three men were located a short distance away and were arrested by Police.

A 22-year-old Laurieton man has been charged with assault occasioning bodily harm in company.

A 20-year-old Kendall man has been charged with one count of assault occasioning bodily harm in company and two counts of possessing dangerous drugs.

A 19-year-old Port Macquarie man has been charged with one count of assault occasioning bodily harm in company and two counts of possessing dangerous drugs.

The trio will front Southport Magistrates Court on June 3.

Anyone with information or who witnessed the incident is urged to contact the police.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.