Tourist found with severe injuries in Byron Bay

Police are appealing for witnesses after man was found seriously injured at Byron Bay in the early hours of Saturday morning.

About 3.30am (October 31), emergency services were called to Ruskin Street, Byron Bay, following reports a man had been injured.

Ambulance paramedics located the 22-year-old German national outside a house with serious injuries to his head, face, wrists and hands.

He was taken to Tweed Heads Hospital before being transferred to Gold Coast University Hospital for treatment. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Police from Tweed/Byron Local Area Command attended and established a crime scene was on Seaview Street, which was examined by specialist forensic officers.

Detectives are appealing for anyone who may have information to assist their investigation to come forward.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page:


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