Man critical, woman charged after alleged stabbing attack

A man is fighting for life in hospital, after he was allegedly stabbed by a woman in Tweed Heads last night.

Emergency services were called to a unit on Bay Street around 7.30pm, following reports of a physical alteration.

On arrival, they found a 38-year-old man suffering a stab wound to the shoulder.


He was briefly assessed at the scene, before he was rushed to hospital for surgery.

A 34-year-old woman was also found nearby, with a laceration to her lip. She was taken to Tweed Heads Hospital for treatment.

She was then arrested and taken to Tweed Heads Police Station, where she was charged with wound person intend to cause grievous bodily harm (DV).

She was refused bail and will front court today.

Police will allege the man and woman, who are known to each other, had a verbal argument before the man punched the woman in the face, causing her lip to split.

The woman then allegedly stabbed the man.

The man remains in a critical but stable condition at the Gold Coast University Hospital.

A crime scene has been established and investigations are continuing.