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Police arrest man over serious assault – Bondi Beach

Police investigating a serious assault at Bondi have arrested a man at Sydney International Airport.

Just after 6pm on Friday (22 December 2017), emergency services were called to a licensed premises on Queen Elizabeth Drive at Bondi Beach, following reports of an assault.

Police have been told that during an argument between two men, a 28-year-old man was allegedly struck on the head with a metal bar stool, by an unknown man.

Police will allege that after he fell to the ground unconscious, he was again struck with a metal pole before his attacker ran off.

The injured man was treated at the scene by Ambulance paramedics for serious head injuries and taken to St Vincent’s Hospital. He has since been released from hospital.

A crime scene was established and examined by forensic officers.

Detectives from Eastern Suburbs Police Area Command commenced investigations into the assault and shortly after 9am today (Monday 15 January 2018) arrested a 36-year-old man at Sydney International Airport.

The man was taken to Mascot Police Station where he was later charged with wound with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

The man was refused bail and will appear at Central Local Court.

Investigations into the incident continue.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/

Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via social media pages.

Source: NSW Police

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