Teen allegedly punches elderly man in head

A MORAYFIELD teenager has been charged with serious assault after he allegedly punched an 80 year old man in the head.

A police spokesman said about 4:40pm it was alleged the boy punched an 80-year-old man in the head following an altercation at Cox Dr, Morayfield.

The elderly man was taken to Caboolture Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The 15-year-old boy has been charged with threatening violence and serious assault.

He will be dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justice Act.

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

Topics:  assault handsoff youth youth crime

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