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Man charged over stabbing

09 Mar 2017

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A man has been charged over the stabbing of a local worker at Southbank Promenade on Friday, February 24.

A 21-year-old man was arrested in Greensborough on February 27 in relation to the incident.

He was later interviewed by police and charged with numerous offences including intentionally causing serious injury, causing serious injury and reckless conduct causing serious injury.

A 24-year-old man sustained non-life threatening abdominal injuries during the incident.

Police were told that the victim, who had just finished work at a nearby restaurant, went to the assistance of a woman who was being assaulted by another man.

As the victim attempted to intervene, the man produced a knife and stabbed the victim in the left side of his abdomen.

Following the stabbing, the offender ran off along Yarra Promenade while the victim approached a near-by parking attendant for help.

He was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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