Police charge man after domestic-related stabbing – Central Coast

A man will face court today charged after an alleged domestic-related stabbing on the Central Coast.

Just before 10.30pm on Friday (17 April 2020), an 18-year-old woman drove to Gosford, to pick up a man, known to her.

Following an argument as the woman drove along Showground Road, it is alleged the man produced a knife and stabbed her in the chest, arm and leg.

The woman pulled over and the man fled into nearby bushland.

Emergency services attended and treated the woman before she was taken to Gosford Hospital, in a stable condition.

Officers from Brisbane Water Police District searched the area with the assistance of the Dog Unit and Polair; however, the man was not located.

Following inquiries, police arrested a 21-year-old man at a Wyoming home about 9:30pm yesterday (Saturday 18 April 2020).

He was taken to Woy Woy Police Station and charged with wound person intend to cause grievous bodily harm (DV), and stalk/intimidate intend fear physical etc harm (domestic).

The man was refused bail and is due to appear in Newcastle Local Court today (Sunday 19 April 2020).

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