Man Slashed Several Times With Machete During Robbery
A man has been viciously attacked with a machete during an armed robbery in a carpark in Sunshine West.
The 22-year-old victim was leaving a Coles supermarket when he was approached by the offender wielding a machete at around 8pm last night.
"The thief stole his car keys and phone, slashing the victim several times before fleeing," said Leonie Johnson, a spokeswoman for Victoria Police.
The victim from Point Cook suffered non-life threatening injuries to his head, arm and leg and is currently being treated in hospital.
The incident is currently being investigated by detectives from Brimbank Embona.
Anyone with information is being urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 18800 333 000.