Vicious stabbing in north Queensland
A MAN is on the run from police are a vicious attack in which a man was stabbed multiple times in Townsville.
Police said the wounding incident took place in Clarke St, Garbutt early this morning.
"Initial investigations indicate that just after midnight, a physical altercation occurred between two men who were socialising at a Clarke Street address," a police spokesman said.
During the incident, a 45-year-old man received a number of stab wounds to his abdomen.
The other man fled the scene a short time later.
The man was transported to Townsville Hospital for treatment of his non-life-threatening injuries.
Investigations are continuing.
Police urged anyone with information to contact QPS on 131 444.