Update 3: Wounding, Benaraby

Police have taken a man into custody over the weekend following an assault that occurred in Benaraby on February 2.


Around 4.40pm, a 55-year-old man residing at a house on the Bruce Highway came home and found a man inside his house.


An altercation took place and the 55-year-old resident suffered alleged stab wounds to his hands, shoulder and head and was transported to Gladstone Hospital for treatment.


It will be further alleged that the man then fled in a stolen vehicle which was involved in a crash with a police vehicle around 7.30pm on the Bruce Highway.


The man then fled on foot between Childers and Appletree Creek.


The man was arrested on Friday around 7pm at a North Branch Road address in Maryvale without incident.


He has been charged with 20 offences including acts intended to cause grievous bodily harm, burglary and commit indictable offences, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, wilful damage, stealing of a vehicle and break and enter.


The man is due to appear in Warwick Magistrates Court today.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or 24hrs a day.

Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.

For all non-urgent police reporting or general police inquiries contact Policelink on 131 444 or 24hrs a day.

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