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Man charged after bloodied Silver Sands stabbing attack

A man was left with a bloodied stab wound after an attack in Silver Sands on Monday.

Police say they were called to the Silver Sands shopping complex on Mandurah Terrace about 6pm, after reports a man had been injured with a knife.

It’s alleged a 37-year-old man approach his ex-girlfriend and another man, 24, at a bus stop on the western side of the complex.

Police allege the two men got into an argument before the 37-year-old allegedly pulled out a knife and stabbed the younger man.

It’s alleged the offender then slammed his ex-girlfriend into the bus stop and fled the scene.

One woman took to social media explaining her daughter had witnessed the incident.

“The woman getting hit was horrible, and the guy was bleeding a lot.” The user wrote.

Witnesses said the injured man ran to nearby stores for help with a slash to his arm.

“He got it wrapped in a towel.” One witness told Skeer Media.

The 24-year-old man was taken to Peel Health Campus with a non-life-threatening gash to his left arm.

Staff member’s from a nearby food outlet said they “saw an ambulance but didn’t hear anything.”

Blood splatter and shattered glass could be seen across the footpath as police and detectives cordoned off the area and gathered evidence.

A St John Ambulance spokeswoman said she had no information of the incident, but police have since confirmed the details.

Mandurah Police located the 37-year-old asleep in a vehicle, about 2am on Tuesday, in a carpark along Esturauy Road in Dawesville.

He was arrested and taken to Mandurah Police station without incident.

It’s there, the man was interviewed and charged with several offences, including Unlawful Wounding and Aggravated Common Assault.

He appeared in the Mandurah Magistrates Court on Tuesday and was refused bail.

Tex Reeks

Texas (Tex) Reeks is a video journalist and national award-winning news photographer. Reeks' dedication and commitment to local news media and telling stories has seen him build an extensive portfolio in Western Australia's news industry from a young age. Writing online stories and covering news events for Perth's mainstream media networks, Reeks, has covered and broken some of WA's biggest breaking news stories including shark attacks, police manhunts, plane crashes, major crime investigations, and major political incidents. Reek's interest and knowledge in criminology and policing results in his focus on crime and court stories.
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