Man stabbed in neck with knife at Surfers Paradise pub – Australia News


By Talissa Siganto and staff


August 28, 2017 12:29:08

A 29-year-old man has been stabbed in the neck during a wild brawl at a pub on Queensland’s Gold Coast that a witness says involved up to 30 people.

Police were called to the Surfers Paradise Beer Garden on the corner of Cavill and Orchid avenues in Surfers Paradise about 3:30pm on Sunday after reports of a large disturbance.

They allege a 24-year-old man from Labrador pulled out a knife during a fight and attacked a second man.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman described his stab wound as “significant” but not life threatening.

He and a third man involved in the incident and suffered a head injury were both taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

On Monday, 24-year-old Zachary Samuel Skerry appeared in the Southport Magistrates Court on charges of grievous bodily harm, possessing dangerous drugs and possessing utensils or pipes.

Skerry did not apply for bail and was remanded in custody to reappear next month.

Queensland police Inspector Jim Plowman, who was at the scene, said there was nothing “sinister” about the fight.

“I’ve had some inquiries as to whether it’s linked with any…

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