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71yo struck in face by mystery object

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FATAL CRASH: Police are investigating a crash at Cloyna today after a Proston man died. John Gass

POLICE are investigating a suspected assault after a man was hit in the face in Toowoomba last night.

A 71-year-old man was walking along Anzac Ave about 8.45pm after getting out of a taxi when he was struck by an implement across the face.

The man fell to the ground and was not able to identify who was responsible.

He attended Toowoomba Base Hospital for treatment of facial injuries.

Investigations are continuing.

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.
 

Topics:  assault, crime, police, seniors, toowoomba


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