Teenage boy, 16, arrested after woman and 11-year-old girl are nearly stabbed to death near Brisbane
- Mother and daughter repeatedly stabbed
- A 16-year-old boy has been taken into custody
A teenage boy has been taken into custody after a mother and daughter were allegedly stabbed multiple times.
Emergency services were called to a home in Rosewood, 60km southwest of Brisbane, at about 10:30pm on Thursday night.
Queensland Police said an 11-year-old girl and her 39-year-old mother were found with numerous stab wounds to their abdomen, and rushed to hospital.
Emergency services were called to a home in Rosewood, 60km southwest of Brisbane, at about 10:30pm on Thursday night (stock image)
The girl was taken to Queensland Children’s hospital in a critical condition while her mother is in a stable condition at Brisbane’s Princess Alexandra Hospital, The Courier Mail reported.
A 16-year-old boy, who police said lives with the victims, was taken into custody without incident.
A crime scene has been declared at the home as investigations continue.