Detectives from Redcliffe Criminal Investigation Branch have charged a man with attempted murder following an incident at Scarborough yesterday afternoon, Queensland Police say.
At about 1.35pm, it is alleged an altercation occurred between a 71-year-old man and an 83-year-old man at an address on Landsborough Avenue.
During the incident, a 71-year-old man received cuts to his face and forearm from a knife.
It will also be alleged a 74-year-old woman, who attempted to intervene in the altercation, was punched in the face.
The 71-year-old man was transported to hospital for treatment of non-critical injuries.
The 74-year-old woman was treated at the scene for facial injuries.
Police have charged an 83-year-old Scarborough man with one count each of attempted murder and serious assault.
He will appear in the Redcliffe Magistrates Court on November 23.
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