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Man, 46, assaulted on riverbank boardwalk

A 46-YEAR-OLD man was taken to Rockhampton Hospital last night after being assaulted in Quay St.

Authorities confirmed the assault took place on the boardwalk of the riverbank where a man approached the victim and punched him in the nose around 7.50pm.

The man continued to punch the victim in the head and in the right side of his body.

The victim managed to get away and walked to East St where he called 000.

Queensland Ambulance could not confirm the man's injuries.

A Rockhampton Hospital spokeswoman said the man was in a stable condition and is expected to be heading home today.