Stabbed in head and chest: Manhunt after attack in Qld town

Emergency services attend a police incident
Emergency services attend a police incident Kevin Farmer

BREAKING: A man has been stabbed in the chest and head after a robbery this afternoon.

Detectives have established a crime scene in the Toowoomba suburb of Harristown where a man is believed to have been set upon by unknown offenders about 4.30pm.

Initial investigations suggest the man had been driving a Toyota Rav 4, when he suffered a stab wound in the chest and head.

Police were not notified of the alleged incident until about an hour later when emergency services were calledabout 5.30pm.

Emergency services attend a police incident
Emergency services attend a police incident Kevin Farmer

Queensland Ambulance paramedics transported the man to Toowoomba Hospital from the Newtown shops.

He is currently undergoing treatment.

A Police Media spokesman said a crime scene had been established at the corner of West and Alderley Streets with police searching for the Rav 4.

Detectives are yet to speak with the man who is in hospital.

Anyone with information about the incident in Harristown is asked to contact Crime Stoppers.

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