Man charged with attempted murder

A 39-year-old man faced the ACT Magistrates Court today (Thursday, 11 April 2024) charged with attempted murder.    

About 9.40pm on Monday, 25 March 2024, police allege the man was involved in a physical altercation with another man at a residence in Turner.    

The 39-year-old man allegedly assaulted the other man, before allegedly brandishing a kitchen knife, attempting to stab the other man and threatening to kill him. The 39-year-old fled the scene on foot a short time later.    

During the altercation, the victim suffered a stab wound to the hand as he attempted to defend himself, as well as soft tissue injuries to the face and head.    

Police commenced an investigation and since that time have made multiple attempts to locate the man.    

He was subsequently arrested at a residence in Oaks Estate about 12.20pm yesterday (Wednesday, 10 April 2024).   

He has been charged with one count of attempted murder and one count of common assault. 



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