Woman charged after two people allegedly stabbed in the CBD

Brendan Rees

Brendan Rees | 21st September, 2022

A 28-year-old woman has been charged with a string of offences after two alleged stabbings occurred in the CBD on September 8.

Victoria Police said emergency services responded to reports of a stabbing during an attempted armed robbery at the intersection of Flinders and Downie streets about 5pm.

Shortly afterwards, another alleged stabbing and an attempted armed robbery occurred near the intersection of Flinders and Spencer streets.

According to police, a man and a woman were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Melbourne Embona detectives believe there were at least four other attempted armed robberies in the area that may be linked to the stabbing incidents.

A 28-year-old Morwell woman has been charged with 16 offences, including attempted armed robbery, intentionally and recklessly causing injury and bail offences.

She was remanded to appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on September 9. •

Anyone with further information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online at crimestoppersvic.com.au

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