A man has been arrested following an alleged domestic-related stabbing in Newcastle yesterday.
About 6.30pm (Friday 9 April 2021), emergency services responded to reports of a stabbing at a unit on William Street, Jesmond.
Upon arrival, officers attached to Newcastle City Police District located a 34-year-old woman with a serious stab wound to her neck.
NSW Ambulance paramedics treated the woman at the scene, before she was taken to John Hunter Hospital in a critical condition.
Detectives established a crime scene and commenced inquiries into the incident.
A short time later, a 38-year-old man – who is known to the woman – was arrested at the scene.
He was taken to Newcastle Police Station, where he is assisting police with their investigations.
Inquiries are continuing.