New South Wales

Police investigate after man stabbed

Police are investigating after a man was hospitalised following a stabbing in Newcastle.

About 9pm (Thursday 19 October 2017), emergency services attended the corner of Hunter and Bolton Street, Newcastle, and found a man with a stab wound to his abdomen.

Police have been told two men got into an altercation during which the man was stabbed.

The 33-year-old man was taken to John Hunter Hospital in a critical condition.

A crime scene was established and will undergo forensic examination.

Officers attached to Newcastle Local Area Command have commenced an investigation into the incident.

Anyone with information that may assist investigators is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/

Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via Facebook and Twitter pages.

Source: NSW Police