Police charge two teenagers with assault after a stabbing attack left a Hindley Street convenience store worker in hospital with a knife wound to his back.

Two teenage girls have been charged over the stabbing of a convenience store worker in Adelaide’s CBD overnight.

  • The girls, aged 15 and 16, have been charged with assault causing serious harm
  • The victim was taken to the Royal Adelaide Hospital for treatment
  • Police said he sustained a minor stab wound to his back

Police and paramedics were called to the store, the Hindley Street Express Supermarket, just after 1:00am.
A 15-year-old from Auldana and a 16-year-old from Cumberland Park were allegedly in a back room when one of them stabbed the man in the back with what police described as a small knife.
They then allegedly fled the scene and were arrested nearby.
Police say one was found in the bathroom of a nearby business.
The victim was taken to the Royal Adelaide Hospital and received treatment for a minor stab wound.
Both teenagers were charged with assault causing serious harm.
A colleague of the victim said the man was still in hospital, and that the knife had struck his kidney.
Police said the teenagers had been bailed to appear in the Adelaide Youth Court on April 30.
A still from CCTV shows the convenience store worker checking his bloodied hand after being stabbed in the back.(Supplied