Morwell stabbing

LATROBE Crime Investigation Unit detectives have charged a teenager following an alleged incident where two people were stabbed in Morwell last Friday night (March 1).

Two men got out of a vehicle and were involved in a physical altercation with a group of people on Church Street about 7pm.

It is alleged the 25-year-old and 18-year-old were stabbed during the incident.

The two men, both from Morwell, were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The group fled the scene on foot and were located near a railway station a short time later.

A 15-year-old Traralgon boy was arrested and has been charged with intentionally cause injury, affray, assault with a weapon and unlawful assault.

He will appear at a children’s court at a later date.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, has CCTV/dashcam footage or information is urged to contact Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000 or crimestoppersvic.com.au


Erratic driver

POLICE are appealing for witnesses who may have seen a vehicle driving erratically along Bank Street, Traralgon on Tuesday, February, 27, 2024.

The grey Holden VE Commodore was driving westbound on Bank Street, Traralgon between 1.50pm and 2.30pm and is alleged to have been driving dangerously.

Anyone with information or dashcam footage is asked to notify DSC Alex Armstrong at Morwell Police on 5131 5000.


Scrubby Lane fire

THERE was two alleged arrests made in relation to a house fire on Scrubby Lane, Traralgon that occured on Tuesday, February 27 just before 8pm the Herald Sun reported.

When emergency services arrived the Police noted that there were two teenage girls on the scene.

The Herald Sun reported a 13-year-old girl and a 16-year-old girl were arrested and released pending summons.

Some six CFA units managed to get the fire under control by 7.49pm.


Glengarry fatality

A CYCLIST died after suffering fatal injuries from a collision with a car on Bassetts Lane, Glengarry on Monday, February 26.

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives were called to the scene after the incident occurred around 11am.

The male cyclist, who is yet to be identified, was airlifted to hospital but has since died.

The driver of the vehicle stopped at the scene and assisted police with their enquiries.

The investigation remains ongoing as police attempt to narrow down the circumstances surrounding the collision.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, has dashcam or CCTV footage or information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or make a report online at crimestoppersvic.com.au


Road rage

POLICE are investigating a road rage incident in Traralgon in the week ending February 25.

Investigators have been told the incident occurred on the Princes Highway between Kosciuszko Street and Oswald St about 1.30pm, and escalated into an assault.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has dashcam footage is urged to contact Traralgon Police on 5172 2700.