Sunshine Coast detectives have charged a 16-year-old boy following investigations into an alleged robbery and unlawful wounding in Nambour on November 2.
At around 10pm an 18-year-old man left a premises on Short Street when he was approached by a male, who asked for a lift. The man complied and drove the passanger to Blackall Terrace.
The passenger then allegedly demanded the 18-year-old hand over his car. When the driver refused the passenger alledgely produced a knife and stabbed him several times in the upper body.
The passenger then allegedly fled the scene in the vehicle, a red 2013 Volkswagon Golf.
The 18-year-old man was treated at the scene before being transported to Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a non-life threatening condition.
At approximately 6:45pm yesterday the stolen vehicle was located on Margaret Street in Millmerran. A 16-year-old boy was taken into custody a short time later.
A 16-year-old Millmerran boy has been charged with wounding, armed robbery and enter premises and commit indictable offence.
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