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Police nab a man accused of fighting in a Deeragun skate park

Police have charged a 35 year old man after an altercation at a skate park on Palm Drive in Deeragun on Monday morning. 

Just before 4am, the man became involved in a verbal altercation with two men aged 21 and 22.

The altercation escalated and it's alleged the 35-year-old punched the 21-year-old man in the mouth, splitting his lip.

Police say the pair took shelter at a nearby service station and called authorities. 

Officers arrested the man walking in Green Dale Court and later charged him with assault occasioning bodily harm, two counts of threatening violence, obstruct police and public nuisance.

He will appear in the Townsville Magistrates Court on May 5.