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Female worker randomly stabbed at major shopping centre on the Gold Coast

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. 

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