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Investigation underway after stabbing - Port Macquarie

Monday, 26 April 2021 01:49:05 PM

Police are appealing for information from the public after a man was assaulted on the Mid North Coast overnight.

About 6.20pm (Sunday 25 April 2021), a 21-year-old man was walking along Anderson Street, Port Macquarie with another man, when a vehicle pulled alongside them.

A passenger got out of the vehicle and approached the man; a fight ensued and the man was stabbed in the back. The unknown man fled the scene.

The injured man was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Port Macquarie Hospital where he was treated for serious, but not life-threatening, injuries.

Officers attached to Mid North Coast Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation.

As inquiries continue, police are appealing for anyone that may have been in the area or witnessed the incident to contact Port Macquarie 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.