Police have arrested and charged a teenage boy following a stabbing in North Melboure in late May, which left another teenager fighting for his life.
The 17-year-old boy was arrested at his Flemington home on June 1, and was later charged with intentionally causing serious injury, recklessly causing serious injury, intentionally causing serious injury, recklessly causing serious injury and armed robbery.
A day earlier on May 31, a 16-year-old boy from Box Hill met with an unknown male at a park in Stawell St, according to Victoria Police. The Box Hill boy was stabbed just after 5pm, leaving him with life-threatening injuries.
The boy fled but collapsed shortly afterwards about one kilometre away in Dryburgh St, West Melbourne. He was found by police and rushed to hospital where he remains in a stable condition.
The attacker fled the scene on foot but was arrested by detectives from the Melbourne Crime Investigation Unit at his home the next day following an investigation.
The 17-year-old boy was remanded to appear before a children’s court •