2 October 2020

UPDATED: Police seek witnesses to stabbing in car park in Gowrie

| Michael Weaver and David Murtagh
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Police are investigating incidents in Gowrie and Chisholm overnight. Photo: File.

11:40 am, 2 October: ACT Policing has issued a call for witnesses to a stabbing in Gowrie last night.

Police were alerted to the incident when a 23-year-old man presented at a service station on Benham Street in Chisholm at around 8:50 pm last night with stab wounds to his legs, hands and neck area. He was treated by paramedics at the scene and then taken to hospital.

Police believe the man was attacked in the car park of the Erindale Scout Hall on Castleton Crescent in Gowrie before fleeing to the service station to call for help.

The man has reported there was at least one person involved in the attack.

ACT Policing has urged anyone who may have witnessed an incident at either location to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers website.

Please quote reference number 6640574. Information can be provided anonymously.

9:00 am, 2 October: A man has been taken to hospital following a stabbing at Gowrie on Thursday night (1 October).

Police are also investigating a separate incident at Chisholm that appears to be linked.

An ACT Policing statement has few details, but says the incident at Gowrie occurred at about 8:50 pm when police responded to reports of a stabbing.

“A man was transported to hospital. Crime scenes were established in both Gowrie and Chisholm, and the matter is under investigation,” ACT Policing said.

The stabbing is the second to occur in a week, following the death of an 18-year-old man at Weston on Sunday (27 September).

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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