Woman in hospital with fractures to face after alleged assault

A MAN has been charged following an alleged assault in Pacific Haven overnight Sunday. 

Officers were called to an address on Pacific Haven Court at 6.30pm after reports a woman had been assaulted. 

On arrival, a 49-year-old woman was found with multiple fractures to her face and was taken to Hervey Bay Hospital for treatment. 

A man was found nearby and was taken into custody. 

A 46-year-old man has been charged with one count each of grievous bodily harm, suffocation strangulation in a domestic relationship, threatening violence and wilful damage.

He is due to appear in the Hervey Bay Magistrates Court on Monday.