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Man presents with knife wounds - Wallsend

Wednesday, 06 October 2021 02:04:36 PM

Police are investigating after a man presented to paramedics with knife wounds in Newcastle.

About 6.35pm last night (Tuesday 5 October 2021), Newcastle City police were called to Bunn Street, Wallsend, after being notified that a 41-year-old man had presented to NSW Ambulance paramedics with wounds to his wrist and chest. He was later taken to John Hunter Hospital for treatment.

Around the same time, police were called to reports of an alleged brawl outside a home on nearby Bousfield Street.

Detectives from Newcastle City Police District have commenced an investigation into how the man came to be injured, including whether the incidents are linked.

Anyone who may have seen or heard anything in the nearby area between 5.30pm and 7pm is urged to contact Waratah Police Station 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.