Police charge man after Kalkallo stabbing

A man has been charged with over 40 offences following a series of incidents in Kalkallo and Campbellfield overnight.

It’s alleged an altercation occurred between two men known to each other outside a Bells Avenue home about 10pm last night.

A 26-year-old man sustained life-threatening injuries after he was allegedly stabbed and struck by a car.

The Kalkallo man was taken to hospital in a critical condition where he remains.

Officers approached the driver who allegedly advanced on them with a knife after a pursuit was initiated, he then crashed into a barrier on Mickleham Road, Mickleham.

The man then allegedly stole the police vehicle before it collided at slow speed with several civilian vehicles on Barry Road.

The driver then fled on foot but was arrested a short time later.

The 27-year-old Mickleham man has been charged with multiple offences including attempted murder, intentionally cause serious injury, assault, attempted aggravated burglary, dangerous driving causing serious injury, affray, aggravated carjacking, theft of motor vehicle, threaten to assault police officer and numerous traffic offences.

He has also been charged with reckless conduct endangering life, reckless conduct endangering serious injury and criminal damage by fire in relation to a separate incident in Mickleham on 3 April that has left a woman in hospital with serious injuries.

He has been remanded to appear in Melbourne Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.

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