Man charged over alleged stabbing – Coffs

A man will face court tomorrow following investigations into an alleged stabbing on the state’s mid-north coast overnight.

About 11.30pm (Friday 17 March 2017), emergency services were called to Kelly Street, Corindi Beach, following reports of a stabbing.

On arrival, officers located a 41-year-old man with stab wounds to his chest.

He was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics and taken to Coffs Harbour Heath Campus.

The man remains a stable condition following surgery and his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Officers from Coffs Clarence Local Area Command attended and established two crime scenes.

Both scenes were forensically examined and a knife was located and secured as an exhibit.

Following inquiries, about 9.15am today (Saturday 18 March 2017), officers attended a home on Coral Street, Corindi Beach and arrested a 19-year-old man.

He was taken to Coffs Harbour Police Station and charged with wound person with intent to inflict grievous bodily harm.

The man was refused bail to appear before Coffs Harbour Local Court on Sunday 19 March 2017.

The incident is believed to be domestic-related.