Police investigate after men stabbed in Newcastle

Police have appealed for information from the community after two men were seriously injured during an incident at a home unit near Newcastle overnight.

Between 12.15am and 12.30am (Monday 7 January 2019), a physical altercation has taken place between three men in a unit, in Light Street at Bar Beach.

Following the altercation, a 50-year-old man and a 46-year-old man were both located in a hallway with stab wounds and emergency services were contacted.

Officers from Newcastle City Police District attended and located the injured men at another home, a short distance away in Nickson Street.

The men were treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being conveyed to John Hunter Hospital. Both men were in a serious but stable condition.

Inquiries continue and officers have appealed for anyone with information about the incident 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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