A man has been rushed to hospital after he was stabbed at the Night Owl Center in West Gladstone on Saturday night.
A man has been rushed to hospital after he was stabbed at the Night Owl Center in West Gladstone on Saturday night. Sarah Steger

Man charged after stabbing at Night Owl

LATEST | DETECTIVES have charged a man following the stabbing at West Gladstone last night.

It will be alleged around 8.48pm an altercation occurred between two men on the Dawson Highway outside a convenience store.

During the alleged incident one of the men sustained a stab wound to his torso.

The victim then drove himself to Breslin Street where authorities were notified.

He was transported to Princess Alexandra Hospital from Gladstone Hospital in a critical condition.

Police declared part of the Night Owl car prak a crime scene after a man with critical injuries to the torso was stabbed outside a convenience store.
Police declared part of the Night Owl car prak a crime scene after a man with critical injuries to the torso was stabbed outside a convenience store. Sarah Steger

A 22-year-old West Gladstone man has since been arrested and charged with grievous bodily harm.

He is due to appear in Gladstone Magistrates Court tomorrow.

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You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

 

3am | GLADSTONE detectives are investigating an assault incident at West Gladstone that happened yesterday evening.

At about 8.48pm, an altercation occurred between two men on the Dawson Highway outside the Night Owl  convenience store.

During the incident, one of the men received a stab wound to his torso after which he drove himself to Breslin Street where authorities were notified.

A young male could be seen sitting in the back of a police car at the crime scene in the Night Owl car park after a man with stab wounds was rushed to Gladstone Hospital. Police spoke to at least two witnesses.
A young male could be seen sitting in the back of a police car at the crime scene in the Night Owl car park after a man with stab wounds was rushed to Gladstone Hospital. Police spoke to at least two witnesses. Sarah Steger

The man was transported to The Royal Brisbane and Womens Hospital in a critical condition.

Investigators are appealing to any members of the public who have information in relation to this incident to contact police.

10pm | ONE man has been transported to The Royal Brisbane and Womens Hospital in the back of an ambulance from West Gladstone.

Two police crews have established a crime scene at the Gladstone Night Owl Center where, it is believe, the man was stabbed.

From there, witnesses said the man got in his car and fled the Night Owl car park.

"It's a bit scary, our cars are right there and we're in and out all night," a Dominos employee said.

A young male can be seen sitting in the back of a police car.

Police are also currently speaking to at least two female witnesses.

9.25 | GLADSTONE police officers are responding to reports of a possible stabbing that occurred tonight.

At 8.55pm, police were informed a person was found at West Gladstone, suffering from one or more stab wounds.

A Queensland Police spokeswoman said the victim arrived at Breslin St in a vehicle, however, it is still unknown why or if they drove themselves there.

A man who suffered stab wounds drove from the Night Owl to a residence at Breslin St, West Gladstone, where he was noticed by a witness who contacted police.
A man who suffered stab wounds drove from the Night Owl to a residence at Breslin St, West Gladstone, where he was noticed by a witness who contacted police. Sarah Steger

"A witness saw the injured person and called police," the spokesman said.

"They don't appear to know each other," he added.

Updates to follow.


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