Two men arrested after altercation in the city, SA

Two men were arrested after a young man was injured during an altercation in the city overnight, according to SA Police.

About 11.30pm on Saturday 16 July, city patrols received a report of a man with a knife. The suspect was quickly located near the intersection of King William Street and North Terrace and arrested.

Meanwhile, a young man presented at the Hindley Street Police Station to report he had received a superficial stab wound to the upper chest. He was taken to the Royal Adelaide Hospital for medical treatment. His injury is not believed to be life-threatening.

The injury is believed to have resulted from an earlier altercation with the arrested man. Investigations are continuing.

The 29-year-old Huntfield Heights man was arrested and charged with possess a knife in a public place and aggravated assault cause harm. He was refused police bail and is expected to appear in court on Monday.

While he was being arrested, his friend allegedly tried to intervene, assaulting one of the police officers. The 32-year-old Whyalla man was arrested and charged with aggravated assault. He was bailed to appear in the Adelaide Magistrates Court on 10 August.

Anyone who witnessed the assault is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at

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