Police are investigating following a stabbing in Hoppers Crossing on Thursday night (1 April).
Officers were called to a liquor store on
It’s believed the staff member approached the man after he stole alcohol from the store.
A scuffle ensued and the 48-year-old victim was stabbed before the offender fled on foot.
Police believe the male offender attempted to steal alcohol from another liquor store on Old Geelong Road just prior to the incident.
The man is perceived to be African in appearance and aged between 20-30 years.
He was wearing a black singlet, black pants and grey or white socks at the time of the incident.