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‘Good Samaritan’ dies trying to stop fight

Ken Poihipi died after trying to stop a fight in the early hours of Saturday, May 20.

Ken Poihipi died after trying to stop a fight in the early hours of Saturday, May 20.

A “good samaritan” died after trying to intervene and stop an early morning fight.

Ken Poihipi, 64, stepped in to stop two young men squaring up in a dispute over cheating with a partner, on the main street outside a bar in the south Auckland suburb of Papakura, a witness said.

But the Clendon man was instead assaulted himself and fell to the ground. The incident occurred about 2.40am on the corner of Elliot St and Great South Rd.

Elliot St in Papakura, where Ken Poihipi tried to stop a fight.

Elliot St in Papakura, where Ken Poihipi tried to stop a fight.

He

Read more at: http://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/92806011/good-samaritan-dies-trying-to-stop-fight

Good Samaritan in hospital with stab wounds after trying to stop assault

A 24-year-old ‘Good Samaritan’ is in hospital with stab wounds to his abdomen after trying to stop an assault on a woman in central Melbourne.

Melbourne Crime Investigation Unit detectives believe two other men were also assaulted before the stabbing in Southbank on Friday.

The ‘heroic’ victim had just finished work at a nearby restaurant when he was stabbed while trying to help a woman who was being attacked.

As the victim interrupted the assault, the offender turned on him and stabbed him in the left side of his abdomen.

He was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Detectives said the attacker fled down the Yarra Promenade shortly before midnight and his female victim also fled the scene.

Investigators are urging the woman who was assaulted to come forward to police.

Police also believe that before the stabbing, the offender was approaching people walking along the promenade, trying to start a fight.

They want to talk to

Read more at: http://thenewdaily.com.au/news/state/vic/2017/02/25/good-samaritan-hospital-stab-wounds-trying-stop-assault/