Alleged machete attack: Man charged with attempted murder

A MIDDLE-AGED man has been charged with attempted murder following an alleged machete attack in Wacol yesterday.

It was alleged about 7.45am yesterday, police were called to Monterey St after it was reported a man had rammed a woman's car before chasing her with a machete.

Members of the public came to the woman's aid by confronting the man with chair leg and a wheelie bin. A 44-year-old woman received non-life-threatening injuries to her head and neck during the incident.

The man and woman were known to each other.

A 51-year-old man from Acacia Ridge has been charged with one count each of attempted murder, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, going armed so as to cause fear and common assault.

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