Police investigating after man assaulted and stabbed at Nyngan

An investigation is underway after a man was seriously assaulted and stabbed at Nyngan, in the state’s central north.

About 8pm yesterday (Saturday 27 February 2021), a 33-year-old man was allegedly confronted by a group of men on Hoskins Street at Nyngan after leaving a party at the nearby show ground.

The group assaulted the man by hitting him across the head with a glass bottle, before stabbing him in the abdomen. It’s alleged the group continued to assault the man, before fleeing.

The injured man was located by a family member a short time later and taken to Nyngan Hospital, before being taken to Dubbo Base Hospital for treatment to a suspected punctured lung and heart.

Officers from Central North Police District were notified and commenced an investigation.

Inquiries into the incident are underway and anyone with information is urged to contact police.

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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