Police investigating wounding at Bethania

Police have charged a man after a Bethania resident was allegedly stabbed at his home this morning.

It will be alleged that around 5.30am, a man armed with a large knife gained entry to a resident’s back-yard on Federation Drive.

The two occupants awoke to the sound of their dog barking and upon investigating, the 35-year-old male resident confronted the man, who was not known to him.

It will be alleged that a short struggled ensued, during which the 35-year-old resident received a puncture wound to his chest, before the man fled on foot.

Paramedics attended and transported the 35-year-old man to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in a serious condition.

Police patrolled the area where they located and arrested a man in the front-yard of a nearby property. He was transported to Logan Hospital for assessment.

A 31-year-old Maryborough man has now been charged with two counts of wilful damage and one count each of wounding, threats, enter premises and commit indictable offence, enter premises with intent, attempted robbery and attempted enter premised with intent to commit indictable offence.

He is scheduled to appear at Beenleigh Magistrates Court on December 9.

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