Stabbing near Halfway Creek

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Stabbing near Halfway Creek

A man will appear in court after another man was stabbed north of Coffs Harbour on Sunday.

About 12:30pm, an 18 year old man went to a home on Omega DriveĀ at Kungala, near Halfway Creek.

Following an altercation, the 18 year old man allegedly punched and stabbed the 44 year old male occupant of the home.

It is understood the man is known to him.

The older man sustained a laceration to his chin. He was taken to Grafton Base Hospital where he underwent surgery.

Shortly after, the 18 year old man attended Grafton Hospital after being treated for injuries to his hand.

Officers from Coffs Clarence Police District were notified and commenced investigations.

Following inquiries, police arrestedĀ the 18 year old man at Grafton Hospital.

He was taken to Grafton Police Station, where he was charged with wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

He was granted conditional bail to appear at Grafton Local Court on Monday 19 November 2018.