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Teen to face court over shopping centre wounding


Police have charged an 18-year-old Mountain Creek man, in relation to the alleged wounding of a teenage girl at a Sunshine Coast shopping centre.

A 16-year-old girl was allegedly trying to break up a fight between the man and a 17-year-old boy at Kawana Shoppingworld on Monday afternoon, when she was slashed from chin to ear.

Police arrested an 18-year-old man at a Woodridge home on Wednesday.

He was later charged with assault occasioning bodily harm, acts intended to cause GBH, wounding and possession of a knife in a public place.

He was due to appear before the Maroochydore Magistrates Court on Thursday.