Stabbing charge

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A MAN has been arrested and charged in relation to an alleged stabbing in Clarinda, Wednesday 13 March.

Kingston Crime Investigation unit detectives swooped on the 21-year-old Frankston man after he had allegedly committed two burglaries.

Police said the first burglary took place at 7.30am on Merrigum Crescent, when a home was broken into. Police said the offender fled empty handed.

The second alleged burglary occurred shortly afterwards on Clarinda Road. It is alleged that the homeowner confronted the man and received a stab wound.

The stabbing victim was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The alleged offender was charged with aggravated burglary, intentionally cause injury, assault with a weapon and contravene a conduct condition of bail.

He appeared at the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on 15 March and has been remanded to reappear on 19 March.

First published in the Chelsea Mordialloc Mentone News – 20 March 2019

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