Man stabbed, woman punched after fight breaks out on Gold Coast boat

A MAN is being questioned by police after another man was repeatedly stabbed and a woman punched in the face at Wavebreak Island on the Gold Coast overnight.

It’s understood a fight broke out between the two men, aged 49 and 30, whilst they were on a boat in the Broadwater around 9.35pm.

Police said a 53-year-old woman ran to the younger man’s aid, in which she was then punched to the face.


The other man then fled the scene, whilst the injured man was taken to hospital for treatment.

Following a search of the area, police located the 49-year-old on the north side of Wavebreak Island.

He’s currently assisting police with their investigations.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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