A crime scene has been established in Coolangatta following the stabbing. Photo: Liana Turner @LianaAnitra
A crime scene has been established in Coolangatta following the stabbing. Photo: Liana Turner @LianaAnitra

Teen stabbed in chest in serious condition

POLICE are calling for witnesses following a stabbing in Coolangatta which has left a teenage girl in hospital with a serious chest wound.

A fight broke out between a group of teenage girls at a bus stop on Griffith Street around 2.30pm.

A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson said a 17-year-old girl was taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a serious condition, following the brawl.

She had suffered a chest stab wound.

A crime scene has been established near Chemist Warehouse and ANZ Bank at Griffith Street and police are calling for assistance.

Detectives are continuing investigations and are asking for anyone who witnessed the incident to contact Crime Stoppers.

Call anonymously on 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 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 Policelink.qld.gov.au 24hrs a day.


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