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Attempted wounding, Allenstown

A Rockhampton man's been charged with acts intended to maim, following an attempted stabbing at Allenstown.
 
He allegedly approached a resident on the verandah of a home and asked for directions before pulling out a knife on Saturday evening.
 
Police claim the 58-year-old resident managed to block the knife and punch the man, who fell backwards down the stairs suffering a head injury.
 
A 55-year-old was transported to hospital for further treatment..
 
He's faced Rockhampton Magistrates Court yesterday, where he was remanded in custody.
 

His case will return to court in December.