Man charged over central Qld 'assaults'

A 31-year-old man has been accused of indecently assaulting two women in separate, disturbing incents in central Queensland.

Police say an 18-year-old woman was grabbed while standing on the rocks at a beach in Slade Point, Mackay, on January 19 and a 22-year-old was similarly assaulted while laying on the beach on Thursday afternoon, however both managed to struggle free.

The 31-year-old was charged with two counts of indecent assault on Saturday and denied bail ahead of an appearance in Mackay Magistrates Court on Monday.