Police charge man after teen stabbing – Kincumber

A man has been charged with reckless wounding after a teenage boy was allegedly stabbed on the Central Coast last week.

About 1pm on Monday (26 April 2021), emergency services were called to Benelong Close, Kincumber, following reports a 16-year-old boy had been stabbed to the leg.

Police will allege the 16-year-old and a 17-year-old boy attended the location and met with a 19-year-old man before a physical altercation occurred and the older man stabbed the 16-year-old to the thigh.

The teen was treated at the scene before being airlifted to Royal North Shore Hospital; he has since recovered and has been released.

Detectives from Brisbane Water Police District commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Following extensive inquiries, detectives attended a home in Narara about 8am today (Wednesday 5 May 2021), and arrested a 19-year-old man.

He was taken to Gosford Police Station and charged with reckless wounding.

He was granted conditional bail to appear at Gosford Local Court on Thursday 13 May 2021.

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