Morning round-up second edition
Robbery arrest, Southbank: Police have charged a youth in connection to an alleged robbery overnight in the Southbank Parklands. Police allege a 27-year-old man was walking along the promenade when he was struck from behind, to the head, and fell to the ground. The victim stated to police he was repeatedly punched and kicked by a group of people. The victim's wallet was allegedly stolen from his trousers. The 27-year-old Highgate Hill man allegedly suffered a broken nose, bruising to his face and a broken arm from the attack. A 15-year-old boy has been charged with robbery and six other youths are assisting police with their inquiries.
Unlawful wounding charges, West End: A 55-year-old man will appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court tomorrow after a stabbing at a Russell Street residence last night. Around 6pm the two men are alleged to have been involved in a verbal argument when the 55-year-old man allegedly stabbed the other man to the left side of his chest. The 24-year-old man remains in a serious, but non life-threatening condition in the Royal Brisbane Hospital. The man has been charged with attempt to murder and grievous bodily harm.
Evade police precedes drug charges, Tingalpa: Police have charged a 29-year-old man after he avoided an intercept as part of a traffic operation this morning. Around 1.45 am police allege the Deception Bay man attempted to avoid being intercepted on Wynnum Road by turning into Joyon Place where he was apprehended by police. Police allegedly discovered drug manufacturing equipment. He has been charged with one count of disqualified driving, one count of contravene direction and a possess property under the Drugs Misuse Act. The 29-year-old is due to appear in the Wynnum Magistrates Court on January 12 for the traffic offences and February 3 for the drug charge.
Two vehicle crash, North Rockhampton: Police are investigating a traffic crash in North Rockhampton yesterday. It is believed a sedan was travelling north along Yaamba Road around 3pm when it stopped at the intersection with Farm Street waiting for a green arrow to turn right. At this time a police vehicle carrying two police officers and two civilians was travelling south along Yaamba Road. The two vehicles collided when the sedan allegedly began to travel across the intersection once a green arrow appeared at the same time the police vehicle that was already in the intersection. The 32-year-old male driver of the sedan was uninjured. All occupants of the police car were taken to the Rockhampton Base Hospital for treatment to minor injuries before being released last night. Investigations are continuing.
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