The Chronicle

Weapon used in bashing


A MAN is in hospital with a serious head injury and a crime scene has been establishe­d after a violent assault west of Toowoomba.

Police allege a 55-year-old Tara man hit a 22-year-old man in the head with a crowbar late Saturday afternoon.

While no charges have been laid, the 22-year-old man suffered a serious head wound and was flown to the Princess Alexandra Hospital.

A TARA man was flown to hospital with severe head injuries after he was allegedly struck with a metal bar at a rural Western Downs property at the weekend.

Police were called to a Kofoeds Road property in Tara about 6.15pm on Saturday, to reports of a disturbanc­e between two men.

A Queensland Police spokeswoma­n said it’s alleged a 22-year-old threatened a 55year-old Tara man with a shovel, before he was struck with a metal bar.

The spokeswoma­n said the 22-year-old suffered head injuries, including a broken jaw, and was transporte­d to Tara Hospital.

He was later flown to Princess Alexandra Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

No charges have been laid.

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