Police charge man after domestic-related stabbing at Muswellbrook

A man will face court today charged after another man was seriously injured following a domestic-related stabbing incident in the state’s Hunter Region.

About 9.20pm (Tuesday 18 January 2022), emergency services were called to Brooke Street, Muswellbrook, following reports a 47-year-old man had been stabbed to the neck.

The injured man drove himself to Muswellbrook Hospital, before being taken to John Hunter Hospital where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

Officers attached to Hunter Valley Police District attended and established a crime scene, as detectives commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Following inquiries, investigators attended Hunter Terrace, Muswellbrook, about 2am (Wednesday 19 January 2022), and arrested a 53-year-old man

He was taken to Muswellbrook Police Station before being transferred to John Hunter Hospital for treatment, under police guard.

The man was later released from hospital and taken to Newcastle Police Station where he was charged with wound with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

He was refused bail and is expected to appear in Newcastle Local Court today (Thursday 20 January 2022).

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