Teenager allegedly involved in machete attack expected to apply for bail

A teenager who allegedly took part in a machete attack in Coombabah is expected to apply for bail.

18-year-old Thomas Peter Ealam is charged with two counts of acts intended to maim, and one count of unlawfully possessing stolen items following the incident outside a home on Saturday morning.

Ealam and Clint Darryl Hall, are accused of using machetes to attack a couple that had confronted them outside their home.


Ingrid Thomas, suffered a severe cut to her face in the incident and had to undergo surgery at Gold Coast University Hospital.

Her partner, 34-year-old Matthew Liddell, suffered a cut to his forearm.

Ealam didn’t appear in court on Monday when his case was adjourned.

35-year-old Hall made no application for bail and his case has been adjourned until September 12.