Police arrest man after stabbing at Shellharbour

A man has been arrested after another man was stabbed in the Illawarra region today.

Just before 1.30pm (Thursday 23 May 2019), emergency services were called to a business on Shellharbour Road at Barrack Heights, after reports a man had been injured.

Officers from Lake Illawarra Police District attended and found a man suffering a stab wound to his arm and leg.

Police have been told, the 26-year old man was injured when he attempted to break up an altercation involving two men.

He was treated by paramedics and taken to Shellharbour Hospital in a stable condition. His injuries are not considered life-threatening.

Following inquiries, officers attended a home on Roycroft Avenue at Mount Warrigal and arrested a 36-year-old man.

He was taken to Lake Illawarra Police Station where he remains in custody.

It’s believed the men are all known to each other.

Inquiries continue.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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