Police lay assault charges at Bracken Ridge

Police have charged an 18-year-old Wavell Heights man following an alleged incident at Bracken Ridge this afternoon (December 4).

Police will allege at about 2pm, the 18-year-old man was involved in a verbal altercation at Elaine Street address with a 16-year-old boy that became violent.

The 18-year-old is alleged to have armed himself with a knife, striking the 16-year-old wounding his scalp.

Police responded quickly, arresting and later charging the 18-year-old with acts intended to cause grievous bodily harm.

He was held in custody and is due to appear in the Pine Rivers Magistrates Court tomorrow.

Investigators urge any witnesses or anyone with relevant footage to contact 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 or call 131 444.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

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