Stabbing – Southern Cross Railway Station – Melbourne CBD

On the 18-02-17 at around 10.20 pm a twenty-one-year-old female from St. Kilda was approached by three teenage females when an altercation occurred and she was slashed with a knife to her upper arm before the offenders ran away down Spencer Street towards Flinders Street. The victims was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.…

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Assault – Boronia

On the 16-02-17 at around 11.30 am a fifty-one-year-old male from Cranbourne was assaulted in Boronia and was taken to hospital with head injuries. Police has since charged a twenty-six-year-old man from Boronia with intentionally causing serious injury and other assault-related offences and was remanded to face Melbourne Magistrates’ Court. Victims of physical assault call…

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Stabbing – Brighton

On the 12-02-17 a stabbing occurred in Brighton East and on the 19-02-17 Glen Eira Bayside CIU Detectives arrested and charged a twenty-six-year-old Chirnside Park man with attempted murder and he was remanded to appear at the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court. Shortly afterwards a second twenty-eight-year-old Burwood man presented himself at the Bayside Police Station and…

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Victims of Crime Compensation Victoria

Victims of crime in Victoria were awarded $47,900,000 in compensation and legal costs during 2013/2014 down from $49,100,000 the previous year. Peter Lauritsen, Chief Magistrate, said 6611 applications were finalised and another 5722 were lodged, down by 141 on the previous year and the lowest number lodged since 2008. Magistrate Lauritsen said he did not…

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