A woman has been stabbed in Kawungan
A woman has been stabbed in Kawungan Contributed

STABBING UPDATE: 'Throat slit' in Bay attack

UPDATE: 

POLICE have described a knife attack in Hervey Bay this morning as a 'throat slitting'. 

It comes after a 49-year-old woman was wounded in her Kawungan home.

Emergency Services arrived at the scene about 6am. 

Hervey Bay Detective Senior Sergeant Mick Polit said the woman had been wounded from one side of her neck to the other. 

She was still in surgery at 1.20pm but Set Sgt Polit said her injuries were non-life threatening. 

A search for the alleged knife man, who the Chronicle understands is known to the woman, is continuing. 

A crime scene has been established at the home.

EARLIER

A WOMAN has reportedly been stabbed in Hervey Bay.

Emergency Services were called to the Kawungan home about 6am.

The Chronicle understands the woman suffered a neck/facial injury. 

A crime scene has been established.