Police have charged a 37-year-old woman in relation to the alleged stabbing of a 17-year-old man in Surfers Paradise in the early hours of this morning.
Around 2.35am a disturbance involving a large number of people occurred on The Esplanade.
During the incident it is alleged a woman produced a knife and stabbed a male involved in the altercation.
The woman fled the scene but police located her shortly after in a nearby hotel.
The injured man was transported to Gold Coast University Hospital with a suspected punctured lung.
A 37-year-old Boronia Heights woman has been charged with wounding and grievous bodily harm.
She is due to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court today.