Police arrest man after stabbing on Sunbury bound train

Transit Crime Investigation Unit detectives have arrested a 28-year-old West Footscray man in relation to an alleged stabbing which occurred on a Sunbury bound train last week.

Police have been told there was an altercation on a train travelling between Footscray and Sunshine railway stations about 9.15pm on Friday, 9 July.

A 33-year-old man was stabbed and taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries after an altercation with another traveller.

The 28-year-old is expected to be charged with intentionally cause injury, recklessly cause injury, affray, unlawful assault and commit offence while on bail.

He will appear at the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court later today.

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