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Two charged over alleged break and enter, stabbing at Budgewoi

Sunday, 30 October 2022 06:26:17 AM

Two people have been charged over an alleged home invasion and stabbing on the Central Coast.

About 9.45am Friday (28 October 2022), a man and woman entered a home on Noela Place, Budgewoi, then went into the bedroom of a 30-year-old woman.

Police will allege in court a struggle ensued during which the resident suffered two stab wounds to her left thigh. The man and woman fled the scene and police were called.

Officers attached to Tuggerah Lakes Police District, with the assistance of PolAir, arrested a woman nearby and took her to Wyong Police Station where she was charged with six offences,

• Aggravated break and enter while armed with an offensive weapon in company

• Reckless wounding in company

• Trespass (three counts), and

• Malicious damage.

She has also been charged with breach of bail.

The 26-year-old woman, from Mayfield, was refused bail and appeared at Wyong Local Court yesterday (Saturday 29 October 2022), where she was again refused bail. She is due to re-appear in Wyong Local Court tomorrow.

Following inquiries, a 48-year-old man was arrested at Boyce Avenue, Wyong, about 2.30pm yesterday and was taken to Wyong Police Station where he was charged with three offences,

• Aggravated break and enter while armed with offensive weapon in company

• Reckless wounding in company, and

• Trespass

He was bail refused to appear at Wyong Local Court today (Sunday 30 October 2022).

The injured woman was taken to Wyong Hospital for treatment and has since been released.

Police believe the three are known to each other.