A man has been charged with attempted murder after another man was stabbed in the back during a fight at Ipswich. Police said a 29-year-old man was stabbed during an altercation with another man at a Clifton Street address in Booval about 11:50am. The man was taken to the Princess Alexandra Hospital for treatment in a stable condition.

A woman, in her 30s, who tried to intervene in the fight, received cuts to her hand.

A 40-year-old man was taken to Ipswich Hospital but later released before being charged with attempted murder and wounding.

He will appear in the Ipswich Magistrates Court on Tuesday.