Police charge man after serious assault at Forster

A man has been charged with assault following an altercation at a home in Forster yesterday.

About 4.10pm on Thursday 17 October 2019, a 30-year-old man was at a residence on Goldens Road, Forster when a man known to him arrived at the home.

Following an argument, the visitor allegedly produced a knife and struck the occupant across the chest, rib and arm, causing a number of serious injuries.

The visitor then fled the location with the occupant and others in the area giving chase.

The 30-year-old man later returned to the residence where he was treated for his wounds before being taken to Manning Base Hospital.

Officers from Manning/Great Lakes Police District attended and established a crime scene.

Following inquiries, a 32-year-old was arrested and charged with wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

He was bail refused to appear at Forster Local Court today Friday 18 October 2019.

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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