Female worker randomly stabbed at major shopping centre on the Gold Coast
- An employee at Myer at Robina Town Centre was stabbed shortly after 9.30am
- She has been taken to nearby Robina Hospital with a laceration to her hand
- It’s believed the attack was random and the worker did not know the female
- Police are searching the local area for the attacker after she fled the centre
A female employee has ben stabbed in a random attack at a major Gold Coast shopping centre this morning.
The 32-year-old worker at the women’s wear counter in Myer at Robina Town Centre appears to have been randomly attacked by a woman with what is understood to be a boxcutter.
‘The employee was on the phone with a customer,’ a police spokesperson said.
‘The employee advised the woman that she would not be long before turning away and continuing the conversation.
‘The woman then removed a cutting implement from her handbag and moved around the counter where she cut the top of the employee’s right hand.’
The attacker then fled the centre through a food court on foot and police officers are searching the local area for the woman.
The victim was transported to the nearby Robina Hospital with a 15cm laceration to her hand, a Queensland Ambulance spokesperson said.
It’s not believed the women were known to each other.