Police investigate Southport assault

Resident conked on head by burglar

Police investigate Southport assault

A man has been taken to hospital after what looks like a violent burglary in Southport overnight.

An offender apparently broke into the 41-year-old's home on Lenneberg St at 9:50 on Tuesday night and assaulted the resident.

The offender fled the scene, while the made his way to a hotel/motel on Queen St before paramedics were called.

He was treated for three wounds to his head.

Police are investigating.