Man faces court over stabbing of ‘good Samaritan’

Ian Bushnell 24 October 2017

Police wrapA 19-year-old Richardson man was to face court today over the stabbing of a ‘good Samaritan’ in Kambah late on Saturday night.

ACT Policing said it was seeking witnesses to the stabbing, which occurred about 11:15 pm on Kingsmill Street.

Police said witnesses had told them a 26-year-old man had attempted to assist a woman involved in an argument with the alleged offender.

ACT Ambulance Service members treated the victim at the scene for serious stab wounds and took him to hospital where he underwent surgery.

Police arrested the Richardson man yesterday and charged him with grievous bodily harm and intentionally wounding.

Police are urging anyone who may information that could assist police to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website.

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