Man stabbed, school locked down on northern Gold Coast

A manhunt is continuing on the northern Gold Coast after a man was stabbed in a brawl that also forced a local school to be locked down.

Police were called to Flowers Dr in Coomera around 8.15 on Tuesday morning following reports of a fight between two men who were known to each other.

A 30-year-old Coomera man was stabbed several times in his left arm and chest.


He was taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

A 23-year-old man fled the area on foot sparking a major manhunt in the suburb.

He’s believed to have escaped in the direction of Picnic Creek State School which was briefly placed into lockdown as a precaution while Police swarmed the area.

The lockdown has since been lifted.

Police are continuing to patrol the area as they search for the 23-year-old.