Australia Knife attack on cleaner 'very close' to tragedy

15:06  12 july  2018
15:06  12 july  2018 Source:   9news.com.au

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The husband of a young Adelaide cleaner who was slashed in the face with a knife has spoken exclusively to 9NEWS, as her alleged attacker faced court.

Jarred Ferguson's wife, Rovie, was nearing the end of her cleaning shift at the Parabanks Shopping Centre on Monday night, when she was ambushed and viciously slashed by a man she didn't know.

a man standing in front of a building: Jared Ferguson said a brutal attack on his wife nearly ended in tragedy. © Provided by Nine Digital Pty Ltd Jared Ferguson said a brutal attack on his wife nearly ended in tragedy. Her husband says the brutal attack nearly ended in tragedy.

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"The way it happened it was very, very close to main arteries," Mr Ferguson says.

"She would've passed away tragically and horrifically."

Last night, police arrested a 25-year-old Salisbury East man during a roadside traffic stop, just hours after declaring the incident a Major Crime.

The victim's family welcoming the swift arrest.

"A bit more relief now the individual has been apprehended," Mr Ferguson says.

a person posing for the camera: Rovie Ferguson was nearing the end of her cleaning shift when she was ambushed and attacked with a knife. © Provided by Nine Digital Pty Ltd Rovie Ferguson was nearing the end of her cleaning shift when she was ambushed and attacked with a knife.

"Now she can rest in actual peace, not having to be worried about him coming back at all."

Police allege the suspect is the man captured on CCTV casually walking from the crime scene.

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He faced the Elizabeth Magistrates Court today where he was refused bail.

Prosecutors also revealed they're preparing a blood pattern analysis on the accused's clothing and car, as police continue their hunt for the weapon.

"We're yet to recover the knife that we believed was involved in this attack," Detective Inspector Billy Thompson said.

"That knife is described as being about 30cm long with a bright orange or yellow handle."

The alleged attacker faced court today and was refused bail. © Provided by Nine Digital Pty Ltd The alleged attacker faced court today and was refused bail.

Rovie's family has been maintaining a bedside vigil at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, where the 30-year-old Filipino immigrant has undergone facial surgery.

"She does have scars on her face, stitches, it's pretty bad to see," Mr Ferguson says.

Shocked Parabanks traders are now rallying around the family and raising money to fly Rovie's mum out from the Philippines.

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"In this time she needs as much support as she can get and family is the best kind of support she can have," trader Dion Cavallaro says.

a close up of food: A man has been charged with the attempted murder of a cleaner at Parabanks Shopping Centre after he slashed her face with a knife. © Provided by Nine Digital Pty Ltd A man has been charged with the attempted murder of a cleaner at Parabanks Shopping Centre after he slashed her face with a knife. She's expected to remain in hospital for another two weeks.

"She is taking it day by day, that's what I've told her to do, just take one step at a time," Mr Ferguson says.

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