Police charge man after stabbing at Umina

A man has been charged following an alleged stabbing on the Central Coast yesterday.

About 8.30am (Tuesday 27 April 2021), a 43-year-old man was seated in a Subaru on McMasters Road, Blackwall, when a silver Holden Commodore pulled up beside the vehicle.

Police will allege a 38-year-old man got out of the Holden and approached the older man and engaged in an altercation before the older man was stabbed to the abdomen.

The younger man fled the scene in the Holden.

The 43-year-old was airlifted to Royal North Shore Hospital, where he remains under police guard in a serious but stable condition.

Brisbane Water Police District arrested four people a short time later – a 38-year-old man and three women aged 26, 36 and 42.

All four were taken to Gosford Police Station where the three women were released pending further inquiries.

The 38-year-old man was charged with wound with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and affray.

He was refused bail to appear at Gosford Police Station today (Wednesday 28 April 2021).

Investigations into the circumstances surrounding the incident are continuing, anyone with information is urged to come forward.

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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