Officer Stabbed, Man Shot


An early morning incident in the town of St George has left a police officer nursing stab wounds to his left arm, and another man hospitalised with a gunshot wound.

Just before 6 am on Tuesday, 4 April 2017, police responded to a report of an individual engaged in suspicious conduct while armed with a knife in the town of St George.

The officer was attacked by the man with a knife, resulting in him receiving more than 300 stitches. His attacker is warded in stable condition at the General Hospital.

Police investigations continue.

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