Boy charged over stabbing on Cairns bus

April 6, 2023 8:26 am in by

A man has allegedly been stabbed by a boy on a bus in Cairns.

Around 6pm yesterday, a man intervened in an argument between a bus driver and two teenagers whilst the bus was stopped on Lake Street.

One of the teenagers is accused of then stabbing the man in the stomach when he took a seat.

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The teenagers fled the bus, while the victim was taken to Cairns Hospital for treatment of a minor laceration.

Cairns dog squad tracked the teens to a Parramatta Park home, where they were arrested a short time later.

The 13-year-old Bentley Park boy has been charged with one count each of wounding and common assault.

His bail was refused and he will appear at Cairns Childrens Court.