Nurse stabbed at Royal Perth Hospital

PIC: File

A 30-year-old man has been charged after allegedly stabbing a nurse at Royal Perth Hospital.

The 55-year-old female victim was interacting with a patient when the man allegedly approached her from behind and stabbed her in the neck with a makeshift weapon around 1.30am on Sunday.

She remained at the hospital for treatment.

A man from Gnowangerup has been charged with assaulting a public officer and possessing a controlled weapon in a manner to likely cause injury.

He is due to appear in the Perth Magistrates Court on May 27.





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