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.


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.