Sec­ond Mc- at­tack prompts probe

Townsville Bulletin - - Inside Today -

PO­LICE are in­ves­ti­gat­ing an un­pro­voked at­tack on a man while he waited in a taxi in the McDon­ald’s drive-thru in Aitken­vale at the week­end.

The at­tack at the Nathan St restau­rant early Satur­day morn­ing comes af­ter the Bul­letin re­ported a woman and her car of friends were pelted with rocks and abused the week­end be­fore in the same spot.

Mund­ing­burra po­lice of f i cer-i ncharge Se­nior-Sergeant Graeme Pater­son said the man, who was al­legedly punched in the face, had a bro­ken tooth, black eyes, swelling to the nose and face, as well as sev­eral cuts.

Sen-Sgt Pater­son said the man was as­saulted by an in­dige­nous woman and a Cau­casian male while he waited for food. He said the mat­ter was un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion, but the cul­prits had not been found.

Any­one with in­for­ma­tion about the in­ci­dent should call Townsville po­lice on 4759 9777 or Crime Stop­pers on 1800 333 000.

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