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Man accused of spraying poison in Brisbane shopping centre

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Six people suffered respiratory reactions in the incident, including one woman who was taken to hospital. Photo: Google Maps
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A man has been charged with the serious assault of six people after he allegedly released a poisonous aerosol spray at a shopping centre south of Brisbane.

Police say the 36-year-old released a noxious aerosol substance near a cafe and medical centre in the Eagleby Shopping Plaza on Fryer Road, Eagleby, about 1.15pm last Saturday.

The substance gave six people respiratory reactions. A 54-year-old woman had to be taken to hospital.

Police searched a nearby home and arrested a man over the incident on Wednesday.

He has been charged with five counts of assault occasioning bodily harm and with the serious assault of a person over 60, administering a poison with intent to harm, possessing dangerous drugs and possessing drug utensils.

The man is due to appear at Beenleigh Magistrates Court on July 14.

-AAP