The Perth detectives charged a man yesterday evening, September 7, 2021, after an incident at a backpacker in Perth on Hay Street.

Apparently two men were in a communal kitchen around 11:05 p.m. when one of the men stabbed the other with a knife several times.

A 27-year-old victim suffered multiple injuries and was brought to the Royal Perth Hospital in critical condition by St John Ambulance.

A 34- year-old man was detained nearby and charged with attempted wrongful death.