Police charge teen after stabbing in North Richmond

Yarra Crime Investigation Unit detectives have charged a teenager following an alleged stabbing near North Richmond train station last week.

A 53-year-old man was allegedly stabbed on Victoria Street about 10.25am on Thursday 31 August.

He remains in hospital in a serious condition.

A 16-year-old Morwell boy and a 16-year-old Mount Evelyn girl were arrested in Morwell yesterday.

While searching the pair, officers located and seized a kitchen knife and cannabis in the possession of the 16-year-old boy.

The 16-year-old boy has been charged with intentionally cause serious injury, assault with a weapon and possess controlled weapon.

He was bailed to appear before a children’s court at a later date.

The 16-year-old girl was released pending enquiries.

The parties are believed to be known to each other.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

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