A son has assaulted his father in Berserker this afternoon.
A son has assaulted his father in Berserker this afternoon.

UPDATE: Father hospitalised after assault by son

UPDATE, 5.50pm: The father who earlier today suffered an assault at the hands of his adult son has been hospitalised. 

It is understood a physical altercation broke out between the pair at a Berserker residence around 3.15pm. 

Paramedics assessed the father on scene after he suffered a suspected fracture of the arm. 

He was later transported to Rockhampton hospital in a stable condition. 

The son reportedly fled by car immediately after the assault, prompting a police search. 

No arrests have been made at this time, 

INITIAL, 3.30pm: Police are this afternoon investigating an alleged assault in which a son has fractured his father's arm.

The alleged incident occurred at a Berserker property in Rockhampton's north just after 3.10pm.

The young suspect, believed to be in his 20s, has reportedly fled the scene by car.

It is understood a male in his 40s has also sustained some facial injuries.

QAS are currently en route to the scene.

More to come.