Brazen stabbing at Waurn Ponds bus stop

January 25, 2024 9:44 am in by
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A man’s been stabbed after reportedly being set upon by a group of six people at a Waurn Ponds bus stop on Wednesday afternoon, the third stabbing incident reported across Geelong this week.

The 45-year-old man was waiting at the Pioneer Road bus stop when six unknown offenders approached him at around 5.20pm.

Police say one of the people attacked the victim with a knife before fleeing with the rest of the group, heading east on Pioneer Road.

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The Highton man sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment.

It follows two other stabbing incidents reported in Geelong this week.

A 65-year-old man was seriously injured in a reported stabbing in Hamlyn Heights also on Tuesday night, with a 60-year-old man arrested.

Meanwhile a 47-year-old from Charlemont was stabbed in the arm by an unknown man in Thomson just after 6.30 Tuesday morning.

Police are still trying to work out what led to the attack, with the victim left in hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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Anyone with information on any of the three incidents are being urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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