A 38-year-old man allegedly assaulted an 82-year-old woman then fell asleep in her driveway in Eden Hill yesterday.
Police allege the victim was standing outside the Northmoor Road home about 4pm when she saw an argument between two women and a man in the park across the road.
One of the women walked over to the woman and asked for help then ran away with her friend when the man approached.
The man then allegedly grabbed the elderly woman and punched her in the face several times.
The 82-year-old was able to escape to her house and call police.
Police say they arrived to find the Redcliffe man sleeping in her driveway.He has been charged with aggravated assault and is due to appear at Midland Magistrates Court today.