Two teenagers have been arrested after a man was allegedly stabbed in broad daylight outside a busy Melbourne train station.
Police arrived at the North Richmond train station shortly after 10am on Thursday, locating a 53-year-old man with life-threatening injuries on Victoria St.
He was rushed to hospital where he remains in a serious condition.
Following a public appeal for information, Victoria Police have revealed two teenagers were arrested about 150km southeast of Melbourne on Friday.
Officers allegedly seized a kitchen knife when taking the pair into custody.
In a statement, a n Victoria Police spokeswoman said it was believed the parties were known to each other.
She said a 16-year-old boy was charged later the same day with intentionally causing serious injury, assault with a weapon and drug possession.
A 16-year-old girl was released pending further inquiries.
Police say an investigation into the incident is ongoing and anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.
The teenage boy has been released on bail to attend a Children’s Court on a later date.