Man charged over alleged one-punch incident

Dominique BayensGeraldton Guardian
A police car at the scene.
Camera IconA police car at the scene. Credit: Supplied, WA Police/Twitter

A man has been charged after an alleged one-punch incident critically injured another man in Jurien Bay at the weekend.

Geraldton police said the incident happened early yesterday when a 29-year-old Geraldton man allegedly assaulted a 39-year-old Busselton man at the Jurien Bay caravan park.

The 39-year-old was flown to Royal Perth Hospital where his condition was listed as critical.

The 29-year-old man was charged with assault occasioning bodily harm, with a possible upgrade to the charge, pending the doctor’s report.

He is due to appear at Geraldton Magistrate’s Court on June 1.

Any witnesses are asked to contact Geraldton detectives on 9923 4555 or Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.

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