Two people stabbed in Melbourne in separate incidents

Wild brawl at basketball match and fight at Westfield leave victims stabbed in night of violence in Melbourne

  • Two people were stabbed in Melbourne last night in separate incidents
  • A Werribee man, 22, was stabbed after a brawl at a basketball game
  • A 17-year-old boy was stabbed after a man attempted to rob him 
  • Police are still searching for all involved in the incidents








Two people were hospitalised with stab wounds after separate incidents in Melbourne on Sunday night.

One man was seriously injured when stabbed following a brawl at a basketball game  about 8.30pm in Altona North.

A fight broke out between a group of men and the organisers.

A Werribee man, 22, was stabbed in a brawl after a basketball game at a sporting venue in Altona North, Melbourne (pictured)

A Werribee man, 22, suffered stab wounds to his upper body and was taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Another 22-year-old man was treated at the scene by paramedics.

‘Investigators believe a number of people were at the venue at the time of the incident and are keen to speak to any witnesses,’ police said.

In a separate incident a 17-year-old boy was stabbed at Westfield Doncaster, Melbourne (pictured) after a group of five to six people attempted to rob him

It followed another stabbing on the other side of town at Westfield Doncaster just before 6pm on Sunday.

A fight broke out between two people, a 17-year-old Box Hill boy and a 20-year-old Mooroolbark man and a group of five to six youths.

Police believe the fight started when one of the youths tried to steal a hat and mobile phone from the 17-year-old.

A 17-year-old Ivanhoe boy was rushed to hospital with serious injuries after he was stabbed, another was arrested and taken to hospital as a precaution after being struck to the head during the brawl.

Police are still trying to identify all involved in the incident.


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