One in custody over alleged stabbing of man and woman
UPDATE: BLOODIED and suffering multiple stab wounds, a Wondunna son and his mother rushed onto the road for help.
Outside their Mungara Ct home, in broad daylight, they waved motorists down.
A neighbour saw them and called 000.
The 50-year-old male victim was flown to Brisbane Friday night in a critical condition.
The 82-year-old woman was in a stable condition following extensive surgery and remains at Hervey Bay Hospital.
Hervey Bay Detective Senior Sergeant Mick Polit said both suffered stab wounds to their neck and torso.
One knife was found inside the house and more knives were later found inside the car of the accused.
The alleged offender, a man in his 30s from Port Macquarie, was seen speeding off from the scene in a car and later arrested at Gatakers Bay.
He was taken to hospital where he remained last night under police guard.
Neighbours described Mungara Crt as a "quiet street" where crimes were "out of the ordinary".
"It's crazy to think something like this would happen," said one.
"I came out and heard the sirens and saw the police and the ambulance."
Sean Christie said event was "concerning".
"Everyone owns the houses on the street, no one rents," he said.
"It's a great street."
Investigations will continue on Saturday.
EARLIER: TWO people are in hospital and a man in custody after an alleged stabbing in Hervey Bay on Friday morning.
A 50-year-old man and an 82-year-old woman were rushed to Hervey Bay Hospital.
The pair, a mother and son, have stab wounds to their necks.
The incident occurred about 9.15am on Friday.
Police have since closed Mungara Court, Wondunna, and detectives are on the scene.
A neighbour was shocked at the incident, describing the Wondunna street as a generally quiet place.
Police have since set up another crime scene outside Gatakers Landing Restaurant at Point Vernon.
A male person, aged in his late 30s, is in custody after being arrested at Gatakers.
He is known to the two victims.
The Chronicle understands someone from the restaurant contacted police after the man came in.