A man has spent months trying to get his life back on track after a brutal attack by a gang of men in Melbourne’s CBD.
Key points:David O’Keefe and his girlfriend were attacked in the CBD last weekA man who witnessed the attack says he’s not going to stop fighting to get what he deservesThe couple were attacked on Sunday and a brawl ensuedThe man said he saw the gang of five men get into a fight with the women in the street The men got into a physical fight with his girlfriend, David O’Keefe, as they left a cafe in the centre of Melbourne’s central business district on Sunday.
The attack happened in front of a group of men waiting in the back of a taxi and then the gang broke into the woman’s car, O’Neill said.
The couple was left bleeding and bleeding on the ground and Mr O’Reilly had to call for help.””
I was like, ‘What are you doing, what are you trying to do?'”
The couple was left bleeding and bleeding on the ground and Mr O’Reilly had to call for help.
“It was horrible.
I was in the front passenger seat of the car, I was screaming, ‘Get off the road, get off the street!'”
Mr O’Kelly said he did not know who the men were but he believes they were the same group of five or six men who attacked the couple.
“They said, ‘I need money, I need money.
You have to leave the area.'”
I didn’t understand why they were doing that, I thought they were going to rob me, but I wasn’t.
I said, you know what?
They didn’t do that.
“Mr OReilly said he was so scared he couldn’t get out of the vehicle.”
The driver of the taxi came out and said, I’m going to call the police,” he told 7.30.”
And I didn’t think that was going to happen, I didn´t think it was going.
It was just a total shock to me.
“Mr Kelly said he called his girlfriend and was told he was being taken to hospital for observation.”
My girlfriend came up and was like ‘I want to go to the police’ and I said ‘I don’t want to.'””
I think it’s a very difficult time for him, for the rest of his life.
“Mr Meldrum said he has been in touch with the family of the victim.”
If he ever needs help I will, absolutely,” he says.”
He is very brave and I am so sorry for what he went through.
“We will never stop fighting for him and for his rights.”
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