Woman almost stabbed to death in attack west of Brisbane

A MAN has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly trying to stab a woman to death at a home west of Brisbane.

Police and paramedics were called to reports of a disturbance at a house on Dwyer Street in Gatton around 1.35pm on Saturday.

They arrived to find a 29-year-old woman with several stab wounds to her torso and back.


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The injured woman was transported to hospital in a serious condition, police said.

A 57-year-old man was arrested at the scene and charged with attempted murder and assault occasioning bodily harm.

He’s been remanded in custody and will appear in Toowoomba Magistrates Court on Monday.

It is believed the man and woman are known to each other.

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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