Police investigate after teenager found with critical injuries near Nambucca

Police are investigating after a teenage boy and woman were found suffering injuries at a house on the state’s Mid North Coast overnight.

About 12.30am (Saturday 16 January 2021), emergency services were called to house party in Gumbayngirr Road, Bowraville, about 20km west of Nambucca, after reports two people had been located injured.

A 24-year-old woman was treated for stab wounds to her leg and was taken to Coffs Harbour Hospital in a stable condition.

A 17-year-old boy was treated for a head injury and stab wounds to his arm and torso and was taken to Coffs Harbour Hospital, before being transferred to Royal North Shore Hospital in a critical condition.

Officers from Mid North Coast Police District established a crime scene, which was examined by specialist forensic police.

Detectives have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident and anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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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