Queensland Fire and Emergency Services. Photo: Zizi Averill. Generic
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services. Photo: Zizi Averill. Generic

UPDATE: Police appeal for info on serious assault overnight

UPDATE 11.10AM: Police are appealing for information or footage of an incident at Yeppoon overnight where a man was allegedly stabbed.

Police said that around 1am on Sunday, a man left his residence on Rawlings Street and was confronted by an armed man.

The man allegedly forced the 59-year-old resident back into his house and demanded money from him.

When the man refused, he was allegedly stabbed multiple times.

The 59-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious injuries to his chest and neck.

The suspect is described as Caucasian in appearance, around 160cm tall and of a proportionate build.

It is believed he was wearing a dark hoodie and left the area on foot.

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to come forward to police.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

Quote this reference number: QP2100058867 within the online suspicious activity form.

INITIAL: Paramedics responded to an alleged wounding at a private address at 1.12am on Sunday.

One adult male patient was assessed for injuries to his arm and face and was subsequently transported to Capricorn Coast Hospital in a serious condition.



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