Taylors Lake Shopping Centre alleged stabbing: Five teenage boys charged as man, 19, fights for life

Shopping centre food court chaos as a man, 19, is left fighting for life after he was allegedly set upon by FIVE boys

  • Five teenagers have been charged over an alleged shopping centre stabbing
  • The 19-year-old victim is fighting for his life after clashing with the teenagers 
  • The incident occurred around 7:05pm, Wednesday in Melbourne’s Taylors Lake
  • The youngest, a 14-year-old, charged with intentionally causing serious injury
  • The four others, aged between 16 and 17 years old, were all charged with affray 

Five teenage boys have been charged over a stabbing at a shopping centre in Melbourne after they clashed with two young men, leaving one of them fighting for his life.

One of the men, a 19-year-old from Sunbury, is in hospital in a critical condition after he was allegedly stabbed in the food court at Taylors Lake Shopping Centre, north of Melbourne, just after 7pm on Wednesday.

The teenagers were arrested a short time later outside Watergardens Train Station.

Five teenage boys have been charged over a stabbing at the Watergardens shopping centre (pictured) in Melbourne’s Taylors Lake with the victim fighting for his life

The boys were arrested shortly after the incident on Wednesday at the Watergardens Train Station (pictured)

The youngest person allegedly involved was a 14-year-old boy who was charged with intentionally causing serious injury and affray, Victoria Police said on Thursday.

Four others – three 17-year-olds and a 16-year-old – were all charged with affray.

They are expected to appear before a bail justice for a remand hearing on Thursday.

All five boys were charged with affray with the youngest, 14, additionally charged with intentionally causing serious injury

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