Police have charged a man following an investigation into a wounding incident in South Townsville last night, Queensland Police say.
It will be alleged at 9.40pm on Barlow Street, two men became engaged in a verbal disagreement when a 35-year-old man used a chisel to stab a 32-year-old man in his stomach and left arm.
It will be further alleged the 35-year-old man left the scene but was located and arrested a short time later.
The 32-year-old man was transported to hospital for treatment for non-life threatening injuries.
A 35-year-old Yarrabah man has been charged with one count of wounding in a public place whilst affected by intoxicating substance and possession of a knife in a public place.
He will appear in the Townsville Magistrates Court to, June 5.
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