Man charged after Eimeo assault last night

Police have charged a man following an alleged assault at a home in Eimeo overnight.

It will be alleged the man forced his way into the home on Danastas Avenue just before 11pm.

Once inside the house it will be alleged the man assaulted another man, punching him in the face and threatening him with a knife.

Officers responded to reports of the assault and took a man into custody at the scene.

A 33-year-old man received minor injuries to his hand and face during the incident but did not require transportation to hospital.

The men were known to each other.

A 30-year-old Rural View man has been charged with one count each of deprivation of liberty, assault occasioning bodily harm, enter dwelling with intent, wilful damage and obstruct police.

He is due to appear in Mackay Magistrates Court on February 12.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

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