NSW police say a man will appear in court today charged following an alleged stabbing at Murwillumbah last night.
Police staff say that at about 6.30pm yesterday (Thursday, 7 September), emergency services were called to a shopping centre on Brisbane Street, Murwillumbah, following reports a man had been injured.
On arrival, officers attached to Tweed/Byron Police District found an 18-year-old man suffering a stab wound to his chest.
He was reportedly injured after a verbal altercation with a man – not known to him – at the shopping centre.
He was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Murwillumbah in a stable condition. A crime scene was established, and detectives commenced an investigation.
Following inquiries, a 19-year-old man was arrested at a Murwillumbah address a short time later. He was taken to Tweed Heads Police Station where he was charged with reckless wounding.
The Tweed Shire man was refused bail to appear at Tweed Heads Local Court today (Friday, 8 September).