Qld man charged with attempted murder after woman stabbed

A man is due to face court today, charged with the attempted murder of a woman in Hervey Bay.

Around 6am on Thursday, police were called to a home on Lindeman Court in Kawungan following reports a woman had been stabbed during a disturbance.

Upon arrival, they found a 49-year-old woman with lacerations to her neck.


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She was treated at the scene before being taken to Hervey Bay Hospital, where she remains in a serious but stable condition.

A 57-year-old man, who police say is known to the woman, was taken into custody after he was found walking along a street in Hervey Bay overnight.

He has since been charged with one count each of attempted murder, stalking and break and enter dwelling.

The man is due to appear in the Hervey Bay Magistrates Court today.

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

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