Unlawful wounding, Palm Island

Police have charged a 13-year-old girl with unlawful wounding following an incident on Palm Island last night.

It will be alleged that the girl, and a 14-year-old girl, where involved in an altercation in Gribble Street around 9.45pm during which time the 14-year-old sustained a stab wound to the chest.

She was transported to Townsville Hospital with a non-life threatening injury.

The 13-year-old girl will be dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justices Act.

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