Co-accused to stay locked up after elderly woman assaulted
TWO men have been remanded in custody after a woman was assaulted at her Barney Point home Thursday night.
Police will allege about 7.20pm, two men approached the Brisbane Rd home where they started shouting.
A 71-year-old woman came out and told the pair to leave.
Police will allege the pair then damaged a window and a gate before hitting the woman in the stomach with a metal bar.
Police found the men nearby and took them to the Gladstone Police Station.
Paramedics treated the woman for non-life threatening injuries.
Andrew Lynton Haines and Eziekeal Anthony Yow Yeh were charged with one count each of forcible entry, one count of serious assault of a person over 60 and one count of wilful damage.
Mr Haines was represented by defence lawyer Rio Ramos.
A bail application will be made on Monday.
Mr Yow Yeh was represented by Jun Pepito and the matters were adjourned to November 20.