Domestic violence related stabbing incident

Siege at West Gosford

A man has faced Newcastle Court following an alleged domestic violence related stabbing incident at Gosford.

Just before 10:30pm on Friday, April 17, an 18-year-old woman drove to Gosford, to pick up a man who was known to her.

Following an argument as the woman drove along Showground Rd, it is alleged that the man produced a knife and stabbed her in the chest, arm and leg.

The woman pulled over and the man fled into nearby bushland.

Emergency services attended and treated the woman before she was taken to Gosford Hospital in a stable condition.

Officers from Brisbane Water Police District searched the area with the assistance of the Dog Unit and Polair, however, the man was not located.

Following inquiries, police arrested a 21-year-old man at a Wyoming home about 9:30pm on Saturday, April 18.

He was taken to Woy Woy Police Station and charged with wound person intend to cause grievous bodily harm (DV), and stalk/intimidate intend fear physical etc harm (domestic).

The man was refused bail.

Press release, Apr 20
NSW Police Media