Man Charged After Bondi Beach ‘Coward Punch’ Attack

A 32-year-old man from southeast Sydney has been charged with recklessly causing grievous bodily harm after his alleged involvement in an attack on a 21-year-old in Bondi in the early hours of Sunday morning. 
The Australian are this morning reporting that the attack, which saw the 21-year-old punched in the back of the head and kicked as he lay on the ground resulting in his being placed in an induced coma, stemmed from an argument that took place outside “the Oporto chicken and burger store on Campbell Parade.” 
The assailant handed himself over at Waverly Police station yesterday afternoon and has been granted strict conditional bail pending a court date next month; his victim has been brought out of his coma and discharged, but will still reportedly require treatment for a litany of injuries, including “bruising to his brain, a large laceration to his forehead, a black eye, a chipped tooth and cuts and bruises to his face and body.”
Per our previous report on the incident, “Police responded to two further assaults in the Bondi area that night. At around 2am, a six-man brawl reportedly broke out on Bondi Beach, and at 2.45am, a man in his 20s was hit on the head with a brick and robbed of his phone and wallet.” There have been no ostensible updates to either of those savage incidents. 

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