Police charge man over stabbing at Newcastle

A man has been charged over an alleged stabbing at Newcastle earlier today.

About 10am (Sunday 3 January 2021), emergency services were called to a unit complex on Pitt Street, Stockton, following reports of a fight between two men who were known to each other.

Officers from Newcastle City Police District attended and found a 58-year-old man with a minor stab wound to the shoulder.

He was treated by paramedics before being taken to John Hunter Hospital for treatment.

A 40-year-old man was arrested in a neighbouring unit and taken to hospital for treatment to head and knee lacerations.

Upon release, he was taken to Waratah Police Station where he was charged with reckless wounding.

The Stockton man was refused bail to appear at Newcastle Local Court tomorrow (Monday 4 January 2021).

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