Police investigate stabbing at sporting venue in Altona North

Hobsons Bay Crime Investigation Unit detectives are appealing for public assistance following a stabbing at a sporting venue in Altona North over the weekend.

The incident occurred at a basketball match at the Doherty’s Road address just after 8.30pm on Sunday 28 November.

Police have been told a group of men attended the venue and a fight broke out between the men and match organisers.

A 22-year-old Werribee man sustained stab wounds to his upper body and was taken to hospital where he remains with non-life-threatening injuries.

A second man aged 22 from Werribee was also treated on scene by paramedics.

Investigators believe a number of people were at the venue at the time of the incident and are keen to speak to any witnesses.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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