Man allegedly tried to rob, kidnap 34yo woman on early morning Gold Coast walk: cops

A man has been charged with the attempted robbery and kidnap of a 34-year-old woman who was attacked with a knife while taking a morning walk on the Gold Coast on Monday.

The 20-year-old male from New South Wales will face Southport Magistrates Court on Tuesday over the alleged attack, with Queensland Police to allege he was carrying a knife when he tried to grab the woman near the beach at Kirra.

Man allegedly tried to rob, kidnap 34yo woman on early morning Gold Coast walk: cops

Camera IconA 20-year-old man has been charged with the attempted robbery and kidnapping of a 34-year-old woman who was taking a morning walk on the Gold Coast. iStock Credit: istock

Police allege the woman resisted her attacker during the 5.20am incident but suffered a 6cm cut on her forearm.

The man allegedly fled the scene but was later located on the beachfront at Coolangatta.

Man allegedly tried to rob, kidnap 34yo woman on early morning Gold Coast walk: cops

Camera IconMap showing the suburb of Kirra on the southern Gold Coast. Credit: Supplied

The woman was transported to Robina Hospital for treatment with a non-life-threatening injury.

The man has been charged with attempted armed robbery, attempted kidnapping, one count of wounding and possession of a knife in a public place.

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