Man allegedly runs through house wielding machete

POLICE have charged a Point Vernon man after he allegedly ran through a house with a machete.

Sergeant Paul Jervis from Hervey Bay Police Station, said the man in his mid 20s, ran through a Point Vernon house with the weapon, frightening a woman who isn't believed to be known to the man. 

The man was taken to the watch house and has been charged with common assault and going armed to cause fear. 

It is believed the man was under the influence of drugs. 

No-one was hurt during the random attack that happened about 7am. 

A court date has not yet been set.