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UPDATE | Man Charged Over Serious Torquay Assault

UPDATE | A man has been charged over a serious assault in Torquay.  

He is accused of assaulting another man on September 5 and has been charged with grievous bodily harm.

He was denied police bail and is due to appear in the Hervey Bay Magistrates Court on Thursday.  

A 45-year-old Torquay man was transported to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in a critical condition following the September 5 incident.

The 32-year-old Torquay man has also been charged with four offences for unrelated matters including serious assault of a person over 60, wilful damage, possess dangerous drugs and unlawful use of a motor vehicle.

EARLIER | Maryborough detectives, investigating the serious assault of a 45-year-old Torquay man last week, have released the name and image of a man they who may able to assist with their inquiries.

Isaac Powell, 32 (pictured below) is described as Aboriginal, approximately 170cm tall, proportionate build, brown hair and brown eyes.

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Image Credit: QPS 

The incident occurred at Urangan Street Torquay on Wednesday, September 4 just after 2pm.

The 45-year-old victim in this instance remains in a critical condition at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital.

It is believed that the Mr Powell may be in the Hervey Bay area.

Detectives are continuing their investigations.

Anyone who may have CCTV footage or may have seen the incident are asked to contact police.

EARLIER | Detectives are investigating the serious assault of a Torquay man on Wednesday.  

Around 2:00pm, Police went to a Urangan Street address, after receiving reports that the 45-year-old was unconscious after he had been hit in the head and fell over.  

He was transported to the Hervey Bay Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

Detectives are continuing their investigations.

Anyone who may have CCTV footage or may have seen the incident are asked to contact police.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

Quote this reference number: QP1901725834