TAXI RANK ASSAULT
A BRISBANE man has been left swollen and bruised after he was punched from behind in Airlie Beach early on Sunday morning. Police allege the 29-year-old was waiting for a taxi about midnight, when a man, unknown to him, approached him from behind and punched him in the head.
The man then ran away, police said.
The alleged assault reportedly took place at Shute Harbour Rd between Airlie and Broadwater Avenue, Airlie Beach.
Police are still investigating the incident but have urged anyone who may have witnessed it to contact them as soon as possible.