NSW police charge man after stabbing

A man has been charged following an alleged stabbing on the state’s Far South Coast overnight.

About 12.40am yesterday (Friday 20 May 2022), emergency services were called to a home on Beachview Close, North Narooma, following reports a 31-year-old man had been stabbed.

Police have been told an altercation occurred between two men who are known to each other – aged 31 and 24 – during a party at the home.

The older man was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics for stab wound to his buttocks and upper leg, before he was taken to Narooma Hospital before being airlifted to Canberra Hospital in a stable condition.

Police seized a knife which will undergo forensic examination.

Officers attached to South Coast Police District commenced inquiries and arrested the 24-year-old man after he returned to the scene just before 8am (Friday 20 May 2022).

He was taken to Narooma Police Station where he was charged with reckless wounding.

The man was refused bail to appear in Wollongong Local Court today (21 May 2022).

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