Woman attacked by intruder in Southport

A WOMAN has been slashed at and punched in the head by an intruder after she stumbled across him snooping around in her Southport unit.

Police are investigating the incident, which took place in the 22-year-old woman’s Eugaree Street unit around 9pm on Tuesday.

It’s alleged the woman found the man in her lounge room where he slashed at her with an unknown implement and punched her to the head before bailing on foot.


The woman sustained a small laceration to her upper arm and was treated in hospital for minor injuries.

Police say no property was taken and investigations into the matter are continuing.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.