Female burglar stabs homeowner

A man has been taken to hospital after being stabbed multiple times by a female offender during an aggravated burglary in Williamstown this morning.

“It is believed an unknown female gained entry to The Strand address just after 1.30am when she was disturbed by a male occupant,” Victoria Police said in a statement.

“The man was then stabbed multiple times before the woman fled the scene.”

The 53-year-old victim was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police have established a crime scene and have closed The Strand between Mariner Street and Stanley Street while they process the scene.

Anyone who witnessed suspicious activity in the area or with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report via www.crimestoppersvic.com.au