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Police investigate stabbing in Maidstone

Altona North Embona detectives are investigating following an attempted armed robbery in Maidstone this morning. Investigators have been told a… Altona North Embona detectives are investigating following an attempted armed robbery in Maidstone this morning.

Investigators have been told a man and a woman were returning home when they were confronted by an unknown man, armed with a knife, just before 1.15am.

The man attempted to steal the woman’s handbag and she was stabbed during the struggle.

Her husband then intervened and was also stabbed multiple times before the offender ran from the scene empty handed.

The 57-year-old Maidstone man was taken to hospital with serious injuries and the 65-year-old Maidstone woman was also taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report to www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

Belinda Batty

Media Officer

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