Friday, November 10, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

On The Beat

Bowen Wounding

Police are investigating an alleged wounding incident in Bowen on Saturday night, November 4.

Initial investigations indicate around 8:30pm, a disturbance occurred between a group of people near the intersection of Herbert Street and George Street.

During the altercation, an 18-year-old Bowen man sustained four puncture wounds to his back.

Emergency services arrived a short time later, with the man being airlifted to Townsville University Hospital, where he remains in a stable condition.

A 17-year-old boy and a 16-year-old boy, both from Bowen, have been charged with grievous bodily harm and will appear in Bowen Childrens Court.

E-Scooter Incident, Cannonvale

A male in his 30s with an arm injury was transported stable to Woorabinda Hospital following an e-scooter incident on Eshelby Drive, in Cannonvale, at 8.38pm, on Friday November 3.

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