Home invasion

Whitsunday Times - - LOCAL NEWS -

TWO Mackay men ap­peared in the Proser­pine Mag­is­trates Court yes­ter­day fac­ing tor­ture, as­sault, drugs and weapons charges.

Police al­leged about 4.30pm Tues­day, the pair forced their way into a unit on Shute Har­bour Rd in Can­non­vale and as­saulted a male res­i­dent.

Police will fur­ther al­lege the men tied up the res­i­dent be­fore as­sault­ing him fur­ther.

The men were al­legedly in­ter­rupted when two police of­fi­cers, who were in the area on an un­re­lated mat­ter, heard the in­ci­dent tak­ing place and en­tered the unit, tak­ing two men into cus­tody.

A 36-year-old man was trans­ported to Proser­pine Hospital for treat­ment of cuts to his head, feet and hands.

Si­mon Daniel Walker, 27, and Carl Stephen Smith, 25, were both re­manded in cus­tody, to reap­pear in the Proser­pine Mag­is­trates Court on Mon­day.

No bail ap­pli­ca­tions were made.

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