Woman charged after man stabbed, chased up and down street on Gold Coast

UPDATE @ July 3, 6.30 AM | A WOMAN has been charged after a man was allegedly attacked and stabbed with scissors on the Gold Coast yesterday.

Police were called to the scene of the incident at a home on Dowling Drive in Southport just after 2.30pm Thursday.

It’s understood the woman allegedly took some scissors from a kitchen draw and stabbed a 46-year-old man to the left side of his face.


The man ran from the home while the woman allegedly began chasing him around the block, wielding the weapon.

Officers arrived on scene and took the 40-year-old woman into custody, while the man was rushed to Gold Coast University Hospital for treatment of a deep wound.

The woman, who police say is known to the man, was charged with wounding and going armed so as to cause fear.

She’s due to appear in Southport Magistrates Court today.

Additional reporting by Shanee Dobeson.

EARLIER @ July 2, 3.30pm | A MAN has been stabbed and chased up and down a street by his alleged attacker on the Gold Coast.

Police were called to the scene of the incident on Dowling Drive in Southport just after 2.30pm.

It’s understood a woman allegedly stabbed the man, aged in his 30s, in the neck with a pair of scissors before chasing him around the block, wielding the weapon.

There are reports the man was attacked on Smith Street before being chased around to Dowling Drive.

A witness to the incident told News Corp they watched in disbelief as the woman allegedly chased the man “up and down the street three or four times”.

A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson said the man sustained a puncture wound to his face and was transported to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

No further information was available at the time of writing.

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