15yo boy charged with stabbing man during violent break-and-enter

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with stabbing a man during a violent break and enter in Pioneer, Mt Isa yesterday.

At 6.50am, police responded to a William Avenue address following a Triple Zero call.

Upon arrival, police located a 58-year-old local man with stab wounds and a teenage boy with a hand injury.


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The man and boy were taken to hospital for treatment.

A 15-year-old Pioneer boy has been charged with wounding and enter dwelling with intent to break. He will be dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justice Act.