Police charge man after Gowanbrae stabbing

Moreland Crime Investigation Unit detectives have charged a man after a serious assault in Gowanbrae yesterday.

This follows reports of a woman being stabbed near Primula Boulevard around 10.20am (Thursday 3 September).

Detectives executed a search warrant at a Gowanbrae address on Thursday evening, and have charged an 18-year-old Gowanbrae man with intentionally causing serious injury, stalking, assault with weapon, assault with intent to commit sexual assault and common law assault.

The man has also been charged in relation to a reported sexual assault on the same walking path near Primula Boulevard on 7 April.

He has been remanded in custody overnight and will appear before the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court today (4 September).

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