13 March 2017

Man stabbed in Cooleman Court, witnesses sought

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Police were called to Cooleman Court car park outside of CBA at around 3:45 pm Saturday 11 March 2017 after reports of two men being in a fight and one man being stabbed.

ACT Policing are now seeking witnesses following the altercation.

Police attended the car park in the company of ACT Ambulance Service and found a 46-year-old man with a stab wound to his chest. The man was treated by ACT Ambulance Service and transported to woden hospital. The injury was not life-threatening.

Police believe that the fight broke out at the Independent Living Centre on Parkinson Street, Weston and it was at this time the 46-year-old man was stabbed. The alleged offender then fled the area and the 46-year-old man crossed the car park to Cooleman Court where he sought assistance.

The man believed to be responsible for the stabbing can be described as between 165cm-172cm in height with a slim build, dark short hair and a ‘goatee’ beard. At the time of the altercation, the man was wearing a black t-shirt, blue jeans and black shoes.

Police are urging anyone who may have witnessed the altercation near the Independent Living Centre, Parkinson Street, Weston to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously. Please quote reference number 6080956 if providing information.

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