Qld woman charged with attempted murder after alleged stabbing

A WOMAN has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly stabbing an elderly man in the back.

Police said that just before 7.30pm last night, emergency services were called to a home on Sportsground Street at Redcliffe following reports of a stabbing.

An 82-year-old man was rushed to Royal Brisbane Hospital in a critical but stable condition.


A 52-year-old woman, who police say was known to the man, was arrested at the scene.

She has since been charged with one count of attempted murder and is due to appear in Redcliffe Magistrates Court on October 3.