Queensland

Armed robbery, West Mackay

Police are searching for two males who seriously assaulted an 18-year-old local man at the intersection of Margaret Street and Watsons Lane in West Mackay.

The assault took place between 8:30pm and 9pm when the two males approached the 18-year-old victim, punching and kicking the man as well as striking him with a baseball bat until he fell unconscious.

The victim’s wallet, phone and his nearby parked silver 1997 Toyota Corolla hatchback, registration number 498 XAA, were stolen.

The victim was treated for non-life threatening injuries and transported to the Mackay Base Hospital.

The males are described as being between 16 and 20 years of age and were wearing dark clothing.

It is understood the men are not know to each other.

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Source: QLD Police