Police are appealing for witnesses following a stabbing at Waratah.
Just after 2pm today (Sunday 21 June 2020), emergency services were called to a shopping centre on Wallace Street where they found a woman with a stab wound to her arm.
The 26-year-old was taken to John Hunter Hospital for treatment.
Officers from Newcastle City Police District have established multiple crime scenes in the car park and have commenced inquiries.
Police have been told the woman was stabbed by a man, who then fled the scene.
Anyone who witnessed the incident, or the events leading up to it, is urged to contact police immediately.
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.