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Locals attacked trying to stop hoons

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Two men have been arrested and charged after an alleged violent incident in suburban Ipswich.

It's claimed last Wednesday night, residents reported a car doing burnouts on Windle Road in Brassall.

They challenged the vehicle's occupants, before allegedly being threatened and assaulted with baseball bats, crowbars and other implements.

The offenders are also accused of damaging three vehicles.

A 25-year-old Brassall man was charged with two counts of assault occasioning bodily harm whilst armed in company and three counts of wilful damage

He'll appear in the Ipswich Magistrates Court today, while a teenage Brassall boy was charged with assault occasioning bodily harm whilst armed, and will be dealt with under the Youth Justice Act.