A young woman has been beaten with a hammer and stabbed multiple times in a horrific attack at a home in Norman Park overnight.
Police say her alleged attacker, believed to be a 30-year-old Singaporean national, hit the 20-year-old woman in the head with a hammer around 9.30pm.
He then stabbed her multiple times in the upper body area with a knife before running from the home.
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He remains at large, with police appealing for help from the public to locate him.
The man is described as Asian in appearance with a slim build, and was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, and red and black boxer shorts with no footwear.
The woman was rushed to the Princess Alexandra Hospital for treatment following the attack.
If anyone sees the man or has any information as to his whereabouts, they are encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.