Police charge teen after man stabbed – Central Coast

A teenager will appear in court today charged after a man was allegedly stabbed on the Central Coast overnight.

About 12.15am (Sunday 17 October 2021), emergency services were called to the Pacific Highway in Charmhaven, after an altercation between patrons and a group of young people outside a licensed premise.

Police have been told the group of youths were asked to leave the area outside the venue, before a glass bottle was thrown.

An altercation followed, during which a 20-year-old man sustained stab wounds to the chest and hip. The group of youths fled the scene on foot.

NSW Ambulance paramedics treated the man, before he was taken to John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition. His injuries are not considered to be life-threatening.

Officers attached to Tuggerah Lakes Police District commenced an investigation and following inquiries, arrested a 15-year-old boy in San Remo about 1am.

He was taken to Wyong Police Station and charged with wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and custody of knife in public place.

The teenager was refused bail to appear before a children’s court today (Sunday 17 October 2021).

Inquiries continue.

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. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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