15-year-old arrested for stabbing

A teenager has been charged after a man was allegedly stabbed at Charmhaven on Sunday, October 17.

Emergency services and police were called to licensed premises on the Pacific Highway at about 12:15am following an altercation outside between patrons and a group of young people.

Police have been told the group of youths was asked to leave the area outside the venue, before a glass bottle was thrown.

An altercation followed, during which a 20-year-old man sustained stab wounds to the chest and hip.

The group of youths fled the scene on foot.

NSW Ambulance paramedics treated the man, before he was taken to John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition.

His injuries are not considered to be life-threatening.

Officers attached to Tuggerah Lakes Police District commenced an investigation and following inquiries, arrested a 15-year-old boy in San Remo at about 1am.

He was taken to Wyong Police Station and charged with wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and custody of knife in public place.

The teenager was refused bail to appear before a children’s court on October 17.

Inquiries are continuing and anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers.

NSW Police