POLICE are investigating the stabbing of an 18-year-old man during a large fight opposite King O’Malley’s pub in Civic early on Saturday morning.
Police say the fight took place at around 1.15am and involved up to 20 people.
The 18-year-old man received lacerations to his arms, chest and head, and was taken to The Canberra Hospital for medical treatment. He is in a stable condition.
ACT Policing City Patrol responded to the incident and conducted a search of the nearby area. Investigations into the circumstances surrounding the incident are continuing.
Police are requesting anyone who was in the area at the time or can assist the investigation to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via their websitewww.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.