Taser deployed to subdue knife-wielding man at hostel

POLICE have charged a 48-year-old Rockhampton man from following an incident in overnight.

Police were called to a hostel on Denham Street at around 10.15pm, following reports of a disturbance between two men.

Upon arrival officers spoke to the men, during which police will allege the 48-year-old man grabbed a knife and attempted to assault the other man.

Police successfully deployed a Taser to subdue the man, who was taken into custody without further incident.

He has been charged with Assault and obstructing police and is due to appear is Rockhampton Magistrates Court this morning.

The other man was not physically injured during the incident. Investigations are continuing. 



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