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Beerwah man suffers broken jaw in Mt Isa assault

Detectives have charged a man following a serious assault at a Parkside club in Mount Isa on Saturday night.

Around 11.50pm on August 29, it will be alleged a 36-year-old Beerwah man was hit and kicked in the head multiple times.

A 22-year-old Toobanna man tried to intervene and was also allegedly assaulted.

The Beerwah man was transported to Mount Isa Hospital for treatment and later flew to Brisbane on Sunday to receive surgery for a broken jaw.

A 31-year-old Pioneer man has since been charged with grievous bodily harm, assault occasioning bodily harm and common assault.

He was due to appear in Mount Isa Magistrates Court on September 28.

Investigators wish to thank the community.

They said the arrest was made possible due to vital information from the public.

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