A 23-year-old man has been charged with stabbing a 16-year-old girl.
Around 6:30am on December 11th, the victim was walking along a track off Mulchan Trace, Siparia when she was approached by a man.
The two had an altercation the previous day, and the victim told police that the man pulled out a knife and stabbed her on the left shoulder and left chest area.
The girl was rushed to the Siparia Health Facility where she was treated for her injuries.
The suspect was subsequently arrested and charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.