AN attempted armed robbery and stabbing of a taxi driver in Carrum Downs is under investigation.
Police are looking into the incident, which took place at around 2pm, Friday 21 June.
Police believe that a taxi collected a man from Greens Road, South Dandenong, at around 1.40pm, and arrived at a house on Balmain Drive, Carrum Downs at around 2pm. It is then believed that the offender presented a knife and demanded that the victim hand over cash.
The taxi driver was stabbed numerous times in his arm after a short scuffle. The 38-year-old victim from Eumerring was taken to hospital and has since been released.
Frankston Embona taskforce detectives have released images of a man they wish to speak to. The alleged offender was last seen running towards Shearwater Drive shortly after the incident.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or with further information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au