Woman stabbed on Cairns Esplanade

November 24, 2022 6:03 am in by


A stabbing on the Cairns Esplanade has left a woman in a serious condition.

Around 5.30pm yesterday, police responding to an assault found a 39-year-old woman with a stab wound to her neck.

Police rendered immediate first aid at the scene, before the woman was taken to Cairns Hospital.

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A 20-year-old woman was arrested and charged with attempted murder.

She will face the Cairns Magistrates Court today.

Both women are known to each other.