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Grievous bodily harm charge, Toowoomba

Police have charged a man following investigations into a serious assault in Toowoomba this afternoon.

It will be alleged that around 3pm a 22-year-old man and a woman were involved in a physical altercation on Bridge Street, Wilsonton when a 65-year-old man stopped his vehicle and attempted to assist the woman.

It is then alleged the 22-year-old man has pushed the older man causing him to fall to the ground and strike his head on the roadway.

The 65-year-old, Tweed Heads man was treated at the scene and was transported to the Toowoomba Base Hospital with a serious head injury.

The 22-year-old man was arrested and later charged with one count each of grievous bodily harm, possessing dangerous drugs and possession of a drug utensil.

He is due to appear in the Toowoomba Magistrates Court tomorrow.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.

Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.

For all non-urgent police reporting or general police inquiries contact Policelink on 131 444 or Policelink.qld.gov.au 24hrs a day.

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