Knife attack on Glen Huntly, Melbourne: 14-year-old fights for life after being forced into Volkswagen in broad daylight
A teenager suffered life-threatening injuries after being forced into a car and stabbed to death in what was believed to be a violent armed robbery.
Police are actively searching for a group of thugs who pulled the 14-year-old into a dark gray Volkswagen Tiguan just after school finished around 3:35pm on Neerim Road outside Glen Eira College in Glen Huntly, south-east Melbourne.
Police said the car drove a short distance with the teenager in it before being thrown out at the corner of Neerim Road and Grange Road.
He was believed to have been stabbed during the altercation and was hospitalized in critical condition.
Investigators are investigating the possibility that the attack is linked to an earlier incident in which four teenagers were robbed by two machete-wielding gunmen on nearby Kambrook Road around 3:25 p.m.
A 14-year-old boy is fighting for his life after being forced into a car and stabbed in an allegedly violent armed robbery (pictured: rescue workers at the scene).
He was pulled into a dark gray Volkswagen outside Glen Eira College in Glen Huntly, Melbourne, at around 3:35pm, suffering “severe injuries” and was then forced out of the car
The teenager is believed to be a college student.
A student said he saw the teenager coughing up blood as he lay on the ground after the attack Herald Sun.
Victoria Police confirmed they are still uncertain as to the “exact circumstances of the incident”.
A statement from Victoria Police confirmed the teenager suffered “significant injuries” during the attack.
Anyone who witnessed any of the incidents, has CCTV or dashcam footage or any other information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.
Anyone seeing the affected vehicle is asked to call 000.