Gold Coaster bailed over neighbourhood stabbing

A man’s been granted conditional bail after allegedly stabbing a teenage girl in Palm Beach two weeks ago.

19-year-old Brandon Walker-West was denied bail at Southport Magistrates court just four days ago, before appealing the decision and facing the Supreme Court this morning.

Justice Boddice granted bail on a residential condition because Walker-West had minor criminal custody and hadn’t served time before.


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He’s now not allowed to live within 32 kilometres of his alleged victim, not allowed to contact his alleged victim, and isn’t allowed to apply for a passport.

It follows a neighbourly dispute which turned violent outside a unit block in Palm Beach on February 3.

Police allege that Walker-West stabbed a 17-year-old girl in the chest.

The court heard the knife pierced the woman’s thoracic area on the left side of her sternum and that she’d suffered extensive internal bleeding.

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