Young woman repeatedly stabbed during domestic violence dispute

A man has been charged after a young woman was allegedly stabbed during a dispute at a home in north Queensland this morning.

Police said that around 1.30am, a 23-year-old man and 21-year-old woman became involved in a verbal disagreement, which resulted in the young woman being stabbed in the hand and chest.

She was taken to Townsville Hospital for treatment to non-life threatening injuries.


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The man, from Palm Island, has since been charged with wounding – domestic violence offence and contravention of a domestic violence order.

He is due to appear in Townsville Magistrates Court today.