Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Too Scared to Go Outside

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Too Scared to Go Outside

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Kim Waters

kim.waters@dailymercury.com.au

THE 15-year-old girl allegedly hit in the head by a piece of wood, while walking on the side of the road at McEwens Beach, has spoken out about the terrifying attack.

The girl, whose name has been withheld because she's a minor, said she was left with a split lip and cuts and bruises to the side of her head after the assault, which happened on Tuesday evening.

"I was walking down to the beach to meet someone and I heard a car coming up behind me.

"I went further out near the road to see who it was -- I thought it might have been my friend.

"I have a cornea condition, so I can't look at bright lights and the car had its high beams on, so it sort of blinded me.

"I couldn't see anything and the next thing I knew I was hit and bleeding. …

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