Image released as police investigate Melbourne stabbing

Detectives from the Melbourne Crime Investigation Unit have released an image as part of their investigation into a stabbing in the Melbourne CBD late last year.

Investigators have been told a man was walking with friends down Lonsdale Street when he was approached by an unknown man about 2.30am on 7 December, 2020.

A fight broke out during which the victim sustained a stab wound to the upper body.

The offender fled the scene in a southerly direction on Lonsdale Street.

A 28-year-old man was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Detectives have released the image of a man they believe can assist with their enquiries.

He is perceived to be of Caucasian appearance, aged in his early 30s, with a thin build and blonde hair.

He was wearing a dark coloured jumper, black jeans with rips at the knees and black sneakers.

Anyone who recognises the man, may have witnessed the incident or has any other information that could assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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