Police investigating wounding at Maryborough

Police are investigating the wounding of a man at Tinana yesterday afternoon.

Around 1pm yesterday, a 43-year-old man was approached by another man at Scholtz Park and an altercation took place.

During the altercation, the man stabbed the 43-year-old man with a knife and stole his bag. He then ran from the scene.

The victim walked a short way to seek assistance for his injuries before collapsing on a soccer field. Nearby workers rendered first aid while emergency services responded.

The 43-year-old man was transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries to his abdomen.

It is believed that the men are not known to each other.

Police are appealing to anyone who may have seen a man with long dark hair, dark clothing and no shoes in the area, to come forward.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

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.

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