Man Charged Over Random Stabbing Attack In Kirra

The man will face court today

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A man has been charged over a stabbing attack on a 34-year-old woman in Kirra on Monday morning. 

The woman was believed to be walking down Marine Parade in Kirra at around 5:20AM on Monday morning when shows approached by a man. 

The man is then alleged to have grabbed the woman resulting in a tussle when she resisted his advance. 

The woman suffered a 6cm cut to her forearm while trying to escape the man's grasp.

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The woman was transported to Robina Hospital to be treated for a laceration after the man allegedly fled the scene. 

Police later located the 20-year-old man in Coolangatta and took him into custody. 

The NSW man has since been charged with multiple offences including attempted kidnapping, one count of wounding and possession of a knife in a public place and armed robbery. 

The 20-year-old is expected to face court today. 

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Georgie Marr

21 September 2021

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