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.

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

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