Queanbeyan Police briefs - August 22

Queanbeyan pair charged over vicious attack

Police have had to call in their forensic team to help identify the details of this burnt car which they hope will lead them to an owner. Photo: Twitter / @QBNCAT1.

Police have had to call in their forensic team to help identify the details of this burnt car which they hope will lead them to an owner. Photo: Twitter / @QBNCAT1.

THE VICTIM of a horrific assault in Queanbeyan has lost several teeth, sustained a broken jaw and has impaired vision to his left eye as a result of the weekend attack.

The assault took place about 11.50pm on Saturday, August 9 at a Monaro Street hotel.

Police allege a 30-year-old man punched two men, both aged 40. One was knocked unconscious while the second man was knocked to the ground.

Police also allege the second man was then kicked in the head and face several times by a woman. Both victims were taken to Canberra Hospital for treatment.

The first man, from Jerrabomberra, was treated and released; however the second man, from Queanbeyan, sustained serious facial and eye injuries. He remains in hospital in a stable condition.

Monaro LAC detectives arrested a 38-year-old woman and a 30-year-old man, both from Queanbeyan during the week. The pair appeared in Queanbeyan Local Court on Wednesday, August 20 where they were granted bail and will reappear on Friday, October 10.

The man was charged with three counts of causing reckless grievous bodily harm, assault occasion actual bodily harm and affray.

While the woman is facing three counts of inflicting grievous bodily harm, common assault and affray.

Children flee savage dogs

TWO 11-year-old children were forced to leap onto the roof of a car to get away from two savage dogs chasing them on Donald Road, Queanbeyan.

The children had their clothing torn and ripped but were otherwise unharmed in the Sunday morning attack, Queanbeyan Police inspector Scott Tozer said.

Queanbeyan Police and council rangers attended the scene at 10am. They seized the dogs but are yet to identify the owners or breed of the animals.

Inspector Tozer said some minor damage was sustained to the roof of the white Toyota Corolla.

Anyone with any information can contact Queanbeyan Police on 6298 0555 or Queanbeyan City Council on 6285 6000.

Mystery surrounds torched car

A HYUNDAI Tuscon has been left unrecognisable after being torched on the Kings Highway on Sunday night, August 15.

Inspector Scott Tozer said a forensic team has been called in to help trace the vehicle's owner.

"The vehicle was so badly damaged that we've had to call in forensics to help identify the engine and VIN number," he said.

"This will help us confirm the owner and whether the vehicle was stolen or not ... we suspect it was stolen."

The Queanbeyan Rural Fire Service attended the scene at about 10.10pm and extinguished the blaze. No one was in the vehicle at the time.

Queanbeyan Police inspector Scott Tozer said they believe the fire was deliberately lit with accelerant being used to start it.

Anyone with any information can contact Queanbeyan Police on 6298 0555.

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