Heywood man charged with serious assault

A 25-YEAR-OLD Heywood man has been charged with serious assault offences after an incident in the town overnight Tuesday.

Detective Senior Constable Jack Beanland, of the Portland police crime investigation unit, said and man was interviewed yesterday and charged with intentionally and recklessly causing serious injuries.

He appeared before a bail justice last night at Portland and was granted bail to appear in the Warrnambool Magistrates Court on February 17 for a filing hearing.

Meanwhile, a Heywood man, 56, was last night still in intensive care at the Warrnambool Base Hospital in a serious but not life-threatening condition.

Portland police are also on the way to the Bridgewater cafe after a burglary early this morning.

Police reported the cafe was entered between 5.15am and 5.30am but it is not believed anything was stolen.

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