Stabbing in Templestowe, Melbourne | Daily Mail Online

Horror stabbing on a bus in Melbourne: Man is fighting for life after fight breaks out

  • Man stabbed multiple times on bus
  • Fight broke out in Templestowe, Melbourne

A teenager has been rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries following a stabbing on a bus in Melbourne.

Emergency services were called to Fitzsimons Lane, Templestowe, at about 4:30pm on Thursday after receiving reports of an altercation on a bus. 

Victoria Police say the stabbing occurred during an alleged altercation between the 16-year-old victim and another man. 

The teen was taken to Royal Melbourne Hospital with life-threatening injuries. 

He was discharged on Friday morning as police confirmed his alleged attacker remains on the run and that no charges have been laid. 

Police say the stabbing occurred during an alleged altercation on a bus between the victim and another man. Photo: 7News

‘Both exited the bus and the offender ran off,’ police said in a statement. 

Police believe the men may have been known to each other.

Almost four hours after the incident, roads were still blocked as officers probed the area and took statements from the bus driver and other witnesses. 

Investigators believe that both men got off the bus following the incident and that the alleged offender ran off before police were at the scene.