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Attempted murder, South Townsville

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A man is facing attempted murder charges after a stabbing in South Townsville.

Police were called to a disturbance on Nelson Street just before 1:30pm on Tuesday.

It's alleged a 27-year-old man had stabbed another man multiple times with a knife.

The 38-year-old victim suffered a cut to the neck and puncture wounds in his back and shoulder, and remains in Townsville Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

Police have charged the 27-year-old man with out count of attempted murder.

He will appear in the Townsville Magistrates Court today.