Assault charges, South Brisbane District

Police have charged a man following a series of incidents on Brisbane’s south side yesterday afternoon, Queensland Police say.

It will be alleged at around 6pm a man drove a motorcycle dangerously at the intersection of Lyndon Road and Vienna Road in Alexandria Hills, narrowly avoiding a collision with another vehicle.

It will be further alleged at around 6:45pm the man approached two people outside a licensed venue on Main Road in Wellington Point, threatening them with a knife.

When police responded to the incident it will be alleged the man fled from police before struggling with officers as they tried to take him into custody.

A 33-year-old Runcorn man has been charged with two counts each of common assault, serious assault of a police officer and possessing dangerous drugs and one count each of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, going armed so as to cause fear, public nuisance, obstruct police, driving an unregistered vehicle and driving under the influence.

He is due to appear in Cleveland Magistrates Court today.

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