A man was struck in the face with a shovel at Waroona Dam on Australia Day

A MAN was struck in the face with a shovel and another was struck across the head with oars at Waroona Dam on Australia Day.

The men were camped at Lake Navarino Holiday Park at 11.45pm when they were woken by a disturbance.

Upon leaving their tents the victims were approached by two men, one of whom was carrying a small camp shovel and another who was carrying two oars.

An altercation occurred during which one of the victims, a 43-year-old man, was struck in the face with the shovel whilst the other, a 29-year-old man, was struck across the head with the oars.

One of the victim’s sustained serious injuries.

Police were called but the offenders left the area prior to police arrival.

One of the offenders was described as fair skinned, about 30 years of age, 178cm tall, solid build, red/ginger hair and a beard. He had the word Mum tattooed on his neck and a large dragon tattoo on the left side of his belly.

The second offender was described as fair skinned, short brown crew cut hair and was aged in his late 20s.

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