Police investigating wounding at Yeppoon

Police are appealing for information or footage of an incident at Yeppoon last night where a man was stabbed.

Around 1am this morning, a man left his residence on Rawlings Street and was confronted by an armed man.

The man forced the 59-year-old resident back into his house and demanded money from him. When the man refused, he was stabbed multiple times.

The 59-year-old man was conveyed to hospital with serious injuries to his chest and neck.

The man is described as Caucasian in appearance, around 160cm tall and of a proportionate build. It is believed he was wearing a dark hoodie and left the area on foot.

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to come forward to police.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.

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

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