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.