Knife at­tack in Air­lie Beach

Whitsunday Times - - LOCAL NEWS -

PO­LICE have charged a 50-year-old Air­lie Beach man fol­low­ing an al­leged knife at­tack in Air­lie Beach on Sun­day about 4am.

Of­fi­cers were called to the cor­ner of Water­son Way and Be­g­ley Street where the man had al­legedly been threat­en­ing some women with a knife when a 22-yearold man spoke up to de­fend them.

A Queens­land Po­lice spokesman said the 50-year-old then al­legedly cut the man on the chest and slashed the wrist of an­other man, aged 28.

Of­fi­cer in Charge of the Whit­sun­day Po­lice Sta­tion Act­ing Se­nior Sergeant Brad Teys said sev­eral people wit­nessed the in­ci­dent and the man was charged with a num­ber of of­fences in­clud­ing go­ing armed so as to cause fear, com­mon as­sault and wound­ing.

The man will face the Proser­pine Mag­is­trate's Court on April 28.

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