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Investigation underway after man stabbed during fight - North Albury

Friday, 20 January 2023 07:37:59 AM

An investigation is underway after a man was stabbed at a home at North Albury overnight.

Emergency services were called to a home on Bank Street about 5.50pm (Thursday 19 January 2023), and found a 19-year-old man with stab wounds to his chest.

He was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Albury Base Hospital where he underwent surgery. Police have been told the man’s condition is now stable.

Officers from Murray River Police District attended and established a crime scene where a knife was seized at the home for forensic examination.

Investigators have been told the man was stabbed during a fight with another man who left the scene. The men are known to each other.

Officers are now looking for a 24-year-old man they believe can assist with their inquiries.

They are also appealing for anyone with information about this incident to contact Albury Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.