Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

16-Year-Old Faces Stabbing Charges

Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

16-Year-Old Faces Stabbing Charges

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STANTHORPE Police have charged a 16-year-old Stanthorpe youth with unlawful wounding and a 29-year-old Stanthorpe man with grievous bodily harm in relation to an incident on November 2 at Stanthorpe.

Police said the November incident included a fight between four men in Railway Street.

They allege the teen stabbed a man in the back four times with a folding pocket knife (the victim was released from Stanthorpe hospital the following day) and the 29-year-old punched another man, fracturing his eye socket and permanently blinding him in one eye.

The youth will appear in Stanthorpe Children's Court on Monday and the 29-year-old in Stanthorpe Magistrates Court on Tuesday.

Cattle truck stolen

POLICE are seeking information in relation to a cattle truck which was reported stolen from Texas Road, near the intersection of Springdale Road, on November 21.

The 1985 Nissan bears Queensland registration, 757LUQ, and is described as having a white cab with damage to the front left of the cab, light and bull bar.

The crate is unpainted steel and timber.

The vehicle was last sighted travelling towards Stan- thorpe being followed by a Landcruiser utility.

Please contact Stanthorpe Police on 46816400 or Crime Stoppers on 1800333000.


THERE was a break-and-enter at a Denham Street address on Monday morning between 8am and midday, with laptop computers, mobile phones and money reported stolen.

Police wish to remind residents to lock their houses and vehicles to help prevent such offences.

Computer scams

IN recent weeks, many different scams have been brought to the attention of local police. Among these are:

Receiving an email or letter advising of an inheritance or a win of a substantial amount of money, often millions from overseas.

They will ask for a small fee to be sent to release the funds to you. …

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