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.