Witnesses sought to Civic stabbing and assault

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and information in relation to a stabbing and assault incident in Civic last month.

About 4.20am on Saturday, 17 February 2024, police allege a physical altercation between a large group of men and women occurred at the corner of City Walk and Petrie Plaza in the CBD.

As a result of this altercation, a man was seriously assaulted while another man was stabbed. Both men were transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police responded to the incident, and arrested a 29-year-old woman and a 21-year-old man.

The woman has been charged with five offences – possessing an offensive weapon, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, intentional wounding, intentionally inflict grievous bodily harm, and breach of good behaviour order, while the man has been charged with a single count of assault occasioning actual bodily harm. The matter is currently before court.

Police understand a number of people witnessed the incident, and are urging those who have not yet spoken to police to come forward.

Anyone with information that could assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website.  Please quote reference number 7676136. Information can be provided anonymously.



POLICE MEDIA — (02) 5126 9070,  act-police-media@afp.gov.au  

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