Brave moment fearless former rugby star chased after teenage stabbers

  • A former rugby star chased two teenage stabbers
  • Brynard Stander played for the Western Force
  • He revealed why he decided to pursue the alleged perpetrators

Former Western Force rugby star Brynard Stander has revealed why he chased down two teenagers who allegedly stabbed and robbed two men.

The teenagers have since been charged over the alleged stabbing in Karrinyup, Western Australia, which left the alleged victims with serious injuries.

Detectives from Mirrabooka have charged the boys, 16 years old, with aggravated armed robbery and two counts of grievous bodily harm.

The alleged incident took place around 2.30pm on Sunday and Stander, who was in the area at the time, explained what motivated him to pursue the alleged perpetrators.

Former Western Force star Brynard Stander has revealed why he pursued the alleged stabbing on Sunday

In a statement on Monday, police said they will allege the pair were armed with knives when they went to Northgate Street in Karrinyup to meet two 18-year-old men in a vehicle as part of an arranged meeting.

“It will be alleged that the two perpetrators threatened the two male victims.

“During the altercation, one of the 18-year-old victims suffered a stab wound to his abdomen and the other 18-year-old victim suffered lacerations to his left wrist and thigh.

‘Both (alleged) victims were taken to Royal Perth Hospital with serious injuries.

The former rugby star was called into action after an alleged incident in Karrinyup

The former rugby star was called into action after an alleged incident in Karrinyup

‘One of the (alleged) perpetrators is said to have taken a bag of cannabis from the victim’s car before both perpetrators fled through an alley between Northgate Street and Edmondson Crescent.’

Police added that they will claim that information from the public helped them arrest the alleged perpetrators.

The teenagers are due to appear in the Perth Children’s Court on Monday.