Police have charged a man following an alleged assault in Murwillumbah on Wednesday afternoon.
At about 2.10pm on Wednesday a 37-year-old man allegedly had a verbal altercation with a 28-year-old man in a bus shelter in Brisbane Street.
It is alleged the 28-year-old man punched the other man to the face causing him to fall over and continued to assault him while he was on the ground
The alleged attacker eventually ran from the scene and the injured man was taken to Murwillumbah Hospital. He was later transferred to Gold Coast Hospital where he is in a critical condition.
About 12.45pm yesterday police arrested the younger man after he presented at Tweed Hospital.
He was taken to Tweed Heads Police Station and subsequently charged with cause grievous bodily harm to person with intent.
The man was refused bail to appear at Tweed Heads Local Court today.