July 3, 2020

Murgon detectives have charged an 11-year-old boy after he allegedly produced a knife during an argument in Murgon on Wednesday.

Police said a group of youths were participating in an excursion when an argument occurred.

A short while later, about 4:30pm, the youths crossed paths and continued to argue in Lamb Street, Murgon.

Police allege a 12-year-old boy presented a wooden paling and threatened the 11-year-old boy who then produced a knife and threatened the 12-year-old boy.

Witnesses intervened and police arrived shortly afterwards.

Police arrested the 11-year-old Murgon boy and transported him to Murgon Watchhouse where he was charged with going armed to cause fear.

He will appear in the Children’s Court.

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Fire crews were called to Memerambi-Barkers Creek Road at Wattle Camp about 7:15am on Friday after reports a vehicle was on fire.

Firefighters extinguished the burning vehicle and a small area of grass.

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