On Thursday the 23-05-13 at around 8.00 pm two male offenders entered a liquor outlet on Cleevland Road in Ashwood and approached the counter and demanded cash from the staff. A fight then broke out resulting in a seventeen-year-old shop assistant being lacerated to his torso with a knife by one of the offenders. The assailants stole a mobile phone and liquor before fleeing. The victim was transported to the Alfred Hospital by ambulance. Police are investigating the armed robbery.
If you have been the victim of an armed robbery, physical assault with a weapon or other similar serious crime contact Victims of Crime Compensation & Counselling Services for immediate professional assistance, advice and support on 1800 000 055 or make an enquiry now at www.victimsofcrime.com.au or email: firstname.lastname@example.org