Manhunt over as third man arrested for Gympie stabbing
UPDATE: A POLICE manhunt has ended with a third person arrested and charged over a stabbing in Gympie last week.
Police were searching for a silver 2009 Holden Commodore utility with Queensland registration 807-TGS, believed to be involved in the incident.
Members of the public were advised to NOT approach the vehicle but to immediately phone police on Triple Zero (000) if it was sighted.
A 27-year-old Gympie man now has been charged with one count each of wounding over the incident at a Rifle Range Road property on November 28.
He is also charged with entering a dwelling with intent, acts intended to cause grievous bodily harm, as well as two counts of robbery while armed with a dangerous weapon.
He was denied police bail and is set to appear in Gympie Magistrates Court today.
A 21-year-old Chatsworth man and a 25-year-old Glastonbury man have been previously charged over the stabbing.
A 24-year-old man was transported to hospital with serious stab wounds following the incident.
Update 3 - Gympie detectives have charged a third man over an alleged stabbing that occurred at a Rifle Range Road property on November 28.— Queensland Police (@QldPolice) December 6, 2018
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The 27-year-old man was arrested yesterday at an address in Cootharaba Road where police also arrested two people on unrelated drug matters.
A 51-year-old man was charged supplying dangerous drugs and a 31-year-old woman was charged with supplying drugs, and possessing drugs and drug utensils.
Police have now apprehended all offenders believed to have been present during the alleged wounding incident but they are still appealing for any witnesses that may be able to help with their investigation to come forward.
If you have information for police, phone Policelink on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.
EARLIER: GYMPIE detectives have arrested and charged a young man over a stabbing incident last week.
The Chatsworth man, 21, will appear in Gympie Magistrates Court today charged with wounding, acts intended to cause grievous bodily harm, entering a dwelling with intent and possessing a weapon.
Other charges include unlicensed driving, failing to dispose of a syringe and evade police, as well as two counts of robbery while armed with a dangerous weapon.
The man's arrest comes after detectives charged a 25-year-old Glastonbury man last week with wounding, acts intended to cause grievous bodily harm, enter dwelling with intent at night using actual violence while armed with a dangerous weapon and in company. He was also charged with two counts of armed robbery.
The 24-year-old victim was in a critical condition after being allegedly seriously assaulted and stabbed in the back.
The victim was taken to Gympie Hospital and was later airlifted to Sunshine Coast University Hospital with multiple stab wounds after the incident on Rifle Range Road, Gympie, on November 28.
He was recovering and in a stable condition the following day
Investigations are ongoing and detectives still seek a 27-year-old man believed to be involved in the offence.
The male is described as about 165cm tall, of a small build, with brown hair and brown eyes.
Detectives continue to search for a silver 2009 Holden Commodore utility with Queensland registration 807-TGS, believed to be involved in this incident.
Members of the public are advised to NOT approach the vehicle but to immediately phone police on Triple Zero (000) if it is sighted.