South Australian fugitive wanted for attempted murder arrested in Melbourne’s northern suburbs
Posted On April 5, 2022
Gang Crime Squad detectives, with the assistance of the dog squad, executed a search warrant at a Peppercorn Parade address in Epping, arresting a 23-year-old South Australian man this morning.
His arrest follows a brawl at a licensed premises on Grenfell Street in Adelaide on Sunday, March 13 where several victims were stabbed or assaulted with weapons.
Knives and a machete were used and six were taken to hospital as a result of the brawl.
Detectives from South Australia Police’s Operation MELD Taskforce will arrive in Melbourne tomorrow to apply for his extradition.
He will face Melbourne Magistrates’ Court later today.