Did you hear about the stabbing incident that occurred in Dandenong (HT0_ Australia )? Victoria saw a 6.6% increase in the number of criminals between 2019-20 and 2020-21. The overall crime rate rose to 1,343 for every 100K people. As both the victim of the stabbing attack and the offender are very young, it raised eyebrows. The victim was aged 18 years. Let’s examine the Dandenongincident and get more details.

Dandenong stab incident:

It took place at Melbourne’s Dandenong Plaza shopping mall. It is also one of the top ten shopping malls in Victoria. The incident happened in the afternoon of August 20, 2022.

Three adults were taken into police custody for being involved in the crime. All three of the offenders were Dandenong citizens. One adult aged 16 was charged with stabbing. The two remaining adults, one at 14 years and the other 16 years old, were both released without further questioning.

Concerning the health of Dandenong victim

The victim was an 18-year-old man. He was suffering from life-threatening injuries. There was no information available about the victim’s injuries, hospital address, or identity of the perpetrators. 9news reported however that the victim is in serious condition.

Photos of the crime scene showed that the police had sealed parts of the shopping mall where a waterbottle, few clothes, and some polythene bags were left. There were several shopping carts and blood stains at the crime spot.

It was discovered that the Dandenong victim of the Stobbing Dandenong argument had a loud conversation about the matter with the three offenders around 4:00 PM at the McCrae Street supermarket. The circumstances and exact cause of the argument remain unknown.

The incident is still under investigation by police. The victim, aged 16, was taken into police custody on 5 August 2022. He was interrogated by three grown-ups and released.

The incident raises concerns because all the individuals involved, including the victim were under 19 years. It is evident that crime rates are rising according to statistics from abs.gov.au. About 17,351 offenders were involved, with 19,692 reporting miscellaneous crimes.

Stobbing Dandenonggives rise to an awakening. Among the above group of offenders approximately 2,102 were males for 100K males. Approximately 606 female offenders reported for 100K females. Most female offenders were charged in miscellaneous crimes. Between 10-17 year olds, 8 percent of all Victoria court proceedings took place in 2019-20.


It is shocking that the offenders involved in the stabbing attack are between 14 and 16 year old. The fact that life-threatening wounds were caused by an argument is also shocking. We await information about the investigation, the identity Stabbing Dandenongoffenders and the health status of the victim.