VicPD Cruiser Downtown

VicPD have arrested a man after a stabbing at a downtown multi-unit residential housing facility Wednesday afternoon.

At approximately 2:30 p.m., on January 5th, officers were called to the facility in the 800-block of Johnson Street for a report that a man had stabbed another man. 

Upon arrival, officers discovered the victim suffering from potentially life-threatening stab wounds to the head. Facility staff were administering first aid.

Paramedics arrived and began treatment before transporting the victim to hospital. 

The victim’s injuries are now considered non-life-threatening, but potentially life-altering. 

Officers identified the suspect, who has previous convictions for assault causing bodily harm and drug trafficking offences, and took him into custody and transported him to VicPD cells. 

He faces recommended charges of assault causing bodily harm. He was held for court.  

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