Queensland

Assault charges, Eimeo (Mackay)

Police have charged a man following an alleged assault at a home in Eimeo.

It will be alleged the man forced his way into the home on Danastas Avenue.

Once inside the house it will be alleged the man assaulted another man, punching him in the face and threatening him with a knife.

Officers responded to reports of the assault and took a man into custody at the scene.

A 33-year-old man received minor injuries to his hand and face during the incident but did not require transportation to hospital.

The men were known to each other.

A 30-year-old Rural View man has been charged with one count each of deprivation of liberty, assault occasioning bodily harm, enter dwelling with intent, wilful damage and obstruct police.

He is due to appear in Mackay Magistrates Court on February 12 2018.

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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.

Source: QLD Police