Man knocked out in robbery
POLICE are investigating the robbery of a man who was knocked unconscious by two assailants in Garbutt.
A police spokesman said the 23-year-old victim was on Hugh St when he was approached by two men about 2am Friday who spoke to him, before punching him and knocking him to the ground.
The man was punched again while on the ground.
He was taken to Townsville Hospital after waking up and seeking help.
Both men were described as being of Aboriginal or Torres Straight Islander appearance, between 175cm and 180cm in their early 20s.
Anyone with information about the incident should call Townsville police on 4759 9777 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. WORLD TRIP: English tourists Terry and Julie Coxall with Terry’s brother Ron Coxall kick back and relax at Balgal Beach