Police hunting man after woman assaulted in Gold Coast unit

A woman has been rushed to hospital after allegedly being attacked by a man known to her at a unit on the Gold Coast early this morning.

Emergency crews were called to an apartment block in Mermaid Beach just after 1.00am following reports of a domestic disturbance.

Upon arrival, they found a 27-year-old woman suffering a puncture wound to her back and scratches to her chin.


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The young woman was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital.

A Queensland Police spokesperson told myGC the woman’s injuries are thankfully not considered to be life-threatening.

“Police are looking for a man known to her to assist them,” the spokesperson said.

Investigations are ongoing.

Anyone with information is urged to come forward.

If you are in immediate danger call 000 now.  If you require advice or assistance, the following services offer counselling and support.
Lifeline 24/7 telephone crisis support 13 11 14
DV Connect Queensland Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline 24/7 phone 1800 811 811
1800RESPECT 24/7 phone 1800 737 732
Domestic Violence Prevention Centre Gold Coast