Assault, Gilston

Police are investigating after a man was assaulted earlier tonight in Gilston.

Initial investigations suggest a man was assaulted in the street by an unknown number of people at Blue Gum Court shortly before 7pm.

The group assaulted the man, striking him in the head with baseball bat and stabbing him in the lower body.

A 35-year-old Arundel man was transported to the Gold Coast University Hospital for treatment where he remains in a serious but non-life threatening condition.

Police have declared a crime scene and are appealing for anyone who may have seen a dark coloured vehicle in the area to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Investigations into the incident are continuing.

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

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