Man charged for Gowanbrae stabbing

Moreland CIU 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 yesterday.

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 a weapon, assault with intent to commit sexual assault and common law assault.

He’s 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 later today.