Man charged with attempted murder over double stabbing

A MAN will appear in court today, charged with attempted murder after allegedly breaking into a home and stabbing two people in a frenzied attack on the Gold Coast.

The 24-year-old man from Clayfield allegedly forced his way inside a house on Kalabri Court at Worongary about 7am on Wednesday and stabbed two people before fleeing.

The victims, a 23-year-old woman and a 55-year-old man, were treated by paramedics at the scene before being rushed to the Gold Coast University Hospital with serious injuries. Their current condition is not known.


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The 24-year-old man accused of the attack was tracked down and arrested at Beechmont, 30km away, a short time after the attack.

In a statement last night, police confirmed the Clayfield man is known to the victims, who both live in Worongary.

The 24-year-old will appear in Southport Magistrates Court this morning, charged with one count each of attempted murder, acts intended to cause grievous bodily harm, common assault and enter dwelling with intent.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at myGC.com.au. He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at myGC.com.au ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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