A man has been arrested for allegedly cutting a moustache with an axe.
The man, identified as Daniel O’Neill, was arrested on Thursday after being stopped by a police officer near the Kings Cross train station in Melbourne’s north.
The 21-year-old is due to appear in Melbourne Magistrates Court on Saturday.
Police were alerted to the incident at about 6:00am.
Mr O’Donnell was arrested following a routine stop.
“Police were notified of an alleged theft of an item of value,” a spokesman for Victoria Police said.
“Officers attended the location and a report was made to the AFP for assistance with the item theft investigation.”
The man was subsequently arrested and charged with theft of property and possessing a weapon in relation to the theft.
“The arrest comes just days after the man was allegedly attacked and robbed in Melbourne, after a fight broke out at a Melbourne pub.
The man’s moustachioed face was covered in blood, but police did not say how it was caused.”
We do not yet know how the man lost his face,” a police spokesman said.
Police have appealed for witnesses to come forward.”
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers anonymously on 1800 333 000 or by calling Crime Strict on 131 444,” the police spokesman added.
Police have been trying to find out how Mr O’Neil lost his moustaches after he was allegedly targeted.
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