Hammer and shovel attack keep officers busy

A WOMAN has reportedly been attacked with a hammer and a man attacked with a shovel in two separate incidents in the same Gold Coast suburb this afternoon.

The Bulletin reports a woman claimed to have been attacked by someone with a hammer on Bath Street, Labrador around 4.15pm.

She has minor injuries after telling police she was hit on the head with the tool.


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Moments later, police were called to Middle Street, Labrador after two men became involved in a heated argument.

One man was seen striking the other with a shovel, leaving him bloodied from head laceration.

He is being treated at the scene by paramedics.

Original article written by Tanya Westthorp. Read more at the Gold Coast Bulletin.