ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an incident in Garema Place, Civic, early this morning in which an 18-year-old man was stabbed.
About 1.15am, Police were called to Garema Place (opposite King O’Malley’s) in response to an altercation involving up to 20 people.
During the altercation an 18-year-old man received lacerations to his arms, chest and head. ACT Ambulance Service attended and transported the injured man to The Canberra Hospital for medical treatment. He is in a stable condition.
ACT Policing City Patrol responded to the incident and conducted a search of the nearby area. Investigations into the circumstances surrounding the incident are continuing.
Police are requesting anyone who was in the area at the time or can assist the investigation to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via their website www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.
[Courtesy ACT Policing]