A 36-year old Ainslie man is assisting police with their inquiries following a stabbing at Ainslie on July 4.
About 4.30pm police and ambulance officers were called to the Ainslie shops on Edgar Street where a 43-year-old man had received multiple stab wounds to his head and neck area. Paramedics stabilised the man before transporting him to The Canberra Hospital where his condition is listed as serious but stable.
A man was apprehended at the scene and was treated by ambulance officers for minor injuries to his hand. He is currently being questioned by police.
AFP Forensics officers are on site and investigations into the incident are continuing.
Anybody with any information about this crime or any other crime is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or Report Crime Online.