Teens charged after alleged shopping centre bashing

UPDATE 7PM: POLICE have charged two teens after an alleged bashing outside Northside Plaza today.

Ambulance crews rushed to the scene at around 1pm after reports of a 36-year-old man being beaten by five males.   Initial reports suggested the victim has suffered a bloody nose.   The five teens, the youngest of them 14-years-old, were apprehended behind the Army Disposals store on Musgrave St for their alleged involvement.    Extra crews were called in to transport the suspects to the Rockhampton Police Station for further investigations.    A Queensland Police Service spokesperson said a 16-year-old Kawana boy and a 17-year-old Norman Gardens boy had been charged with obstructing police.    A 14-year-old and 19-year-old were taken into custody in relation to the incident, but have not been charged.    Details of the fifth male are unknown and investigations are continuing. 

UPDATE 1.25PM: POLICE have multiple people in custody after an alleged bashing outside Northside Plaza. 

Police moments ago arrested five people behind the Army Disposals store on Musgrave St for their alleged involvement in leaving a man with facial injuries and bleeding at the shopping centre bus stop. 

Extra crews are being called in to transport the suspects to the Rockhampton Police Station for further investigations. 

UPDATE 1.20PM: POLICE are surrounding a Musgrave St store in hopes of intercepting five men who allegedly brutally bashed a man outside Northside Plaza. 

Police are positioning themselves on Musgrave St near Army Disposals, Miles St and near the Kershaw Gardens. 

BREAKING: AMBULANCE crews have rushed to a local shopping centre after reports of a man being bashed by five males.

Initial reports suggest the 36-year-old male victim has suffered a bloody nose from the Northside Plaza attack.

Police are currently attempting to locate the group of men who have split up.

More to follow.



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