Man attacks victim with knife in Evatt

A MAN has been attacked with a knife during an attempted robbery on Friday night (September 8) while walking through the park between Letters Street and Kingston Street in Evatt. 

The attack occurred at about 9.10pm, when the victim was approached by a man who made demands for his belongings.

When the victim did not comply, the man attacked him with a knife before fleeing on foot towards Kingston Street. A vehicle’s brake lights were seen on Kingston Street as the offender fled in that direction.

The victim was taken to hospital with an injury to his forearm.

The male offender is described as about 180cm tall, with an Australian accent and wearing dark clothing.

Police are urging anyone who may have witnessed the incident, can identify the vehicle on Kingston Street, or who may have any information that could assist police to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. 

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