Girl, 5, stabbed multiple times

A FIVE-year-old girl who was stabbed multiple times in an attack in Ballarat, western Victoria, is now in a stable condition.

The girl was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after the attack at Learmonth Road in Mitchell Park at about 3:00pm on Sunday.

Her condition was initially listed as critical but overnight it was updated to stable by officials at Ballarat Base Hospital.

She suffered wounds in a number of areas, including her upper body.

Read more at ABC News Online


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