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29-YEAR-OLD ARRESTED OVER ALLEGED STABBING

A man has been stabbed in the neck during an fight on the Gold Coast this afternoon. Police say the incident took place at a licensed premises on Cavill Avenue in Surfers Paradise, at around 3.30pm. It’s alleged a 24-year-old man produced a knife and stabbed the 29-year-old in the neck during the altercation which involved a number of people. The man was taken to Gold Coast University Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, while the 24-year-old was arrested at the scene.

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DEPRIVATION OF LIBERTY CHARGES LAID ON THE GOLD COAST

Gold Coast police expect to lay charges against a man over a deprivation of liberty and assault incident early this morning. Police allege the 29-year-old man attempted to flood the inside of a residence and set fire to property at an address on Hanlan Street in Surfers Paradise, shortly after midnight. A woman in her 20s attempted to leave, but police say the man threatened her with knives and forcibly prevented her from leaving. It’s also alleged he spat at officers while they tried to restrain him. The woman was uninjured during the incident.

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DRIVER CHARGED OVER ALLEGED GOLD COAST HIT-AND-RUN

A man has been charged after a hit-and-run at Surfers Paradise early this morning. A 38-year-old man from Hollywell presented himself to Southport Police Station this afternoon where he was arrested and charged with dangerous driving causing grievous bodily harm. He also faces a charge of possessing a knife in a public place. The man will appear in the Southport Magistrates Court on Monday.

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TRIO ASSAULT 17-YEAR-OLD ON THE GOLD COAST

A teenage girl on the Gold Coast has been assaulted and robbed. Just after 5pm yesterday, the 17-year-old was walking north along the Gold Coast Highway in Surfers Paradise, when she was assaulted from behind by three females who were at the time, riding past on bicycles. The victim was knocked to the ground after being punched to the head, and had her phone and wallet stolen. The woman was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Anyone with information into the incident is urged to contact police.

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GOLD COAST TRIO TO FACE COURT AFTER ALLEGED ATTACKS

Three men will face court after allegedly assaulting two men in separate incidents on the Gold Coast. Between 3am and 3.30am yesterday morning, a man was walking along Surfers Paradise Boulevard in Surfers Paradise, when three men approached the man and allegedly struck him multiple times. Police say demands were also made for his wallet, before he was able to run away. A short time later, police allege a second man was also attacked. Investigations led police to charge and 18 and 19-year-old man with attempted robbery and affray, while a 20 year-old man has also been charged with attempted robbery.

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MAN ARRESTED AFTER SURFERS PARADISE STAND-OFF

A man, believed to have been armed with a machete, has been arrested after a stand-off with Gold Coast Police that lasted nearly two hours. Around 2:20am, police cordoned off a Surfers Paradise block, after a man in an apartment on Ferry Avenue made threats. The man was taken into custody just before 4am. An investigation into the incident is now underway.

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COURT APPEARANCE FOR ALLEGED GOLD COAST ROBBER

A man has been charged over an alleged robbery on the Gold Coast, where two men who tried to help were also allegedly slashed with a knife. Police say a 23-year-old man was allegedly robbed by a man brandishing a knife on Cypress Avenue in Surfers Paradise on Friday night. Two friends of the victim received minor cuts to their hands and arms when they chased after the man and allegedly became involved in an altercation. The man then fled the scene. Inquiries led police to charge a 35-year-old Surfers Paradise man with one count of armed robbery. RELATED: Two People Slashed Helping a Man Allegedly Being Robbed On The Gold Coast

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TWO PEOPLE SLASHED HELPING A MAN ALLEGEDLY BEING ROBBED ON THE GOLD COAST

An alleged robber has held a man up at knifepoint, before slashing two others that came to assist on the Gold Coast last night. Police say that just before 9.30pm, a 23-year-old man allegedly had his personal items stolen by a man brandishing a knife on Cypress Avenue in Surfers Paradise. Two men chased the robber to Ferny Avenue where an altercation ensued. The duo recieved non-life-threatening cuts to their hands and arms, before the offender fled the scene. Police later located the 35-year-old man at a hostel in Pine Avenue at Surfers Paradise. It’s believed he is assisting police with their inquiries.

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TWO INJURED IN VIOLENT GOLD COAST HOME INVASION

Two men have been assaulted during a violent home invasion on the Gold Coast. Police say that just before 11:30pm last night, a man forced his way into an apartment on Cypress Avenue in Surfers Paradise. It’s alleged one of the occupants was punched in the head causing minor injuries, while a second man had his jaw broken after also being punched and kicked. He was taken to Gold Coast University Hospital for treatment.

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ALLEGED ASSAULT HOSPITALISES 47-YEAR-OLD ON THE GOLD COAST

A fight between two men on the Gold Coast has left one in hospital and another facing assault charges. Police say a fight broke out between two men on the Esplanade between Hanlon Street and Trickett Street in Surfers Paradise around 12:20am today. A 47-year-old Fortitude Valley man was allegedly punched in the head and fell to the ground rendering him unconscious, and was then punched several times while on the ground. Police arrested a 25-year-old man from Surfers Paradise, who was later charged with assault occasioning bodily harm. He will face the Southport Magistrates Court next month. The injured man sustained serious facial injuries and was taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital for treatment.

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