Man remains under guard in hospital after assaults in Narrandera

Police have arrested a man after several violent incidents at Narrandera overnight, NSW Police say.

About 1pm on Thursday 1 February 2018, a 25-year-old man was allegedly involved in a domestic argument with his 28-year-old female partner at a home in Audley Street.

The man left the home prior to police arrival and officers from Griffith Local Area Command commenced a search for him.

Shortly after 10pm the man returned to the Audley Street home and became involved in a physical altercation with a 47-year-old man.

The older man was allegedly struck with a tomahawk and suffered head and facial injuries while the 25-year-old man suffered a stab wound to the abdomen and left the home.

The older man was conveyed to Narrandera Hospital by family members for treatment to nonlife threatening injuries. He was later transferred to Wagga Wagga Rural Referral Hospital where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

Police believe that the 25-year-old man attended a service station on the Newel Highway and after refuelling entered and threatened the console operator, demanding cash. Police were called and established crime scenes at the service station and at the Audley Street home.

The man was later involved in a short pursuit with police which was terminated.

Shortly after 1am today (Friday 2 February 2018) the 25-year-old man was arrested and several items seized for forensic analysis at a home in Douglas Street.

The man was conveyed to Narrandera Hospital, under guard, for treatment to the stab wound. Inquiries into the incident continue.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers.

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