Man charged over alleged axe attack on elderly Gold Coaster

A man has been charged after allegedly attacking an elderly man with an axe on the Gold Coast.

Emergency crews were called to a home along Jimmieson Avenue in Labrador around 2pm on Sunday, following reports of an altercation.

Upon arrival, they found a 74-year-old man with multiple defensive wounds.


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He was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to hospital, where he’s understood to be in a stable condition.

A 61-year-old man has since been charged with serious assault of a person over 60 and going armed so as to cause fear.

He is due to face court today.