Two teenage boys have been charged with attempted murder following an incident at a youth detention centre at Rowes Bay on Saturday (December 10).
Police were called to the facility just after midday to reports a 17-year-old boy had been wounded with a sharp object.
He was transported to Townsville University Hospital in a stable condition.
A 16-year-old boy and 17-year-old boy were taken into custody without incident.
The 16-year-old has been charged with one count each of attempted murder and enter premises with intent.
The 17-year-old has been charged with one count each of attempted murder, robbery whilst armed and enter premises with intent.
Both are expected to appear before Townsville Children’s Court.