South Burnett man charged for Noosa Heads assaults
A MAN from Charlestown near Wondai has been charged with assault following two unprovoked attacks at Noosa Heads yesterday afternoon.
A woman walking down the street with a friend, and a man sitting outside a restaurant with his young daughter, were the alleged victims of the unprovoked assaults.
Police were called to Lanyana Way at about 6pm after reports a family had retreated inside the restaurant after an alleged assault with the assailant attempting to gain access to the business.
The 27-year-old-man failed to get inside the restaurant, fled the scene ands was arrested by police walking down the street later on.
Police alleged prior to the assault the Charlestown man had been at a Sunshine Rd bar, walked up to a women, punched her in the back of the head and kept walking.
He continued until he came across a 33-year-old man.
Police allege he approached the man and punched him in the face, causing the mans lip to split, bleed and swell.
The man and his daughter sought refuge inside the restaurant as the man tried to force his way inside hitting at the glass door with a broom handle.
He has been charged with one count each of assault occasioning in bodily harm, public nuisance and obstruct police.
He will appear in Noosa Magistrates Court on March 29.
The woman who police allege was assaulted was yet to be identified.
Anyone with information should phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.