Security guard critical after attack at Brisbane shopping centre

A security guard has been rushed to hospital in a critical condition after being bashed at a Brisbane shopping centre.

A spokesman for Queensland Police told a serious assault had occurred at the Caboolture Shopping precinct about 1.40pm on Friday.

The spokesman said the security guard, 38, had been taken to hospital in a critical condition.

Police said in another statement on Friday evening a man, 30, had been taken into custody following the incident.

Queensland Police said the man allegedly “punched the 38-year-old security guard in the face, causing him to fall backwards and strike his head on the ground.

“The victim suffered severe head injuries and was transported to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in a critical condition.”

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