UPDATE @ 6.45 AM by Monique StClair | A 14-year-old boy has been charged with grievous bodily harm after allegedly stabbing another teen in Coomera yesterday afternoon.
Police say the boy was with a group of teens when an altercation broke out between him and a 16-year-old.
“The boy allegedly produced a knife and stabbed the victim several times in the upper body and arm,” Qld Police said in a statement last night.
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The 16-year-old was rushed to the Gold Coast University Hospital, where he’s still receiving treatment for multiple serious stab wounds.
The incident took place at the Coomera Train Station, and the 14-year-old was tracked down and arrested at a nearby shopping centre.
He was taken into custody and has since been charged with grievous bodily harm and possessing a knife in public.
Investigations are still underway, with the weapon still yet to be located.
EARLIER @ 8.00 PM by Shanee Dobeson | A 14-year-old boy has been arrested after allegedly stabbing another teen at a train station on the northern Gold Coast this afternoon.
Police say the boy was allegedly with a group of youths at the Coomera Rail Station when he became involved in an argument with a 16-year-old male.
“The boy allegedly produced a knife and stabbed the victim several times in the upper body and arm,” Qld Police said in a statement.
The victim was rushed to the Gold Coast University Hospital, where he is currently being treated for serious stab wounds.
Officers immediately launched a major search for the teen, who was located at a nearby shopping centre on Foxwell Road in Coomera and taken into custody.
It’s believed the knife used in the stabbing may have been discarded in or around the train station, with police appealing for people to be on the lookout for the weapon.
Investigations are ongoing.