Queensland

Acts intended to cause GBH, Willowbank

Ipswich detectives investigating the alleged assault and robbery of a man at Willowbank have charged three people.

It will be alleged five people forced entry to a cabin at a caravan park in Willowbank. A 36-year-old man was seriously injured after being stuck in the face and chest with a hammer as the group searched the cabin and stole property.

Police located three suspects in Limestone Street, Ipswich, with the trio being arrested and charged.

A 26-year-old Bundamba man, a 29-year-old Tivoli man and a 40-year-old Ipswich woman have all been charged with one count each of armed robbery, acts intended to cause grievous bodily harm, enter dwelling with intent, and unlawful use of motor vehicle.

The Bundamba man has also been charged with one count of stealing and unlawful possession of motor vehicle.

All three have been denied police bail and are due to appear at the Ipswich magistrates Court this morning (October 18 2017).

The 36-year-old Willowbank man underwent surgery in hospital, where he remains with serious but non-life threatening injuries to his face, chest and body.

Police investigations are continuing.

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Source: QLD Police