Police investigate brawl and stabbing

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AN 18-year-old man has escaped with non life-threatening injuries after being stabbed multiple times on Fifth Avenue, Aspendale.

Police were told that the man had been in a “verbal altercation with a youth” at around 1am, Friday 4 October. 

A brawl later broke out with up to ten youths involved in the alleged incident.

Police allege that an unidentified youth stabbed the victim multiple times before fleeing the scene.

The victim, from Langwarrin, was taken to the hospital by his friends. The friends helping the injured teenager flagged down paramedics to help while they were driving on the Frankston Freeway near Thompsons Road.

The teenager’s injuries have since been deemed non life-threatening.

Kingston Crime Investigation Unit detectives are investigating the stabbing, and are appealing for information. 

Any witnesses or anyone with further information can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

First published in the Chelsea Mordialloc Mentone News – 9 October 2019

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