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Police investigate stabbing in Tamworth

Thursday, 28 October 2021 08:06:40 AM

Police are investigating after a man was stabbed in the state’s north-west early this morning.

Emergency services were called to a unit on Cossa Street, West Tamworth, just before 2.40am today (Thursday 28 October 2021) after reports a man had been stabbed.

The 47-year-old man was found at the unit with a stab wound to his neck.

He was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics, before being taken to Tamworth Hospital in a stable condition.

Officers from Oxley Police District established a crime scene and have commenced an investigation.

Following inquiries, and with the assistance of the Dog Unit, about 4.40am (Thursday 28 October 2021) police arrested a 57-year-old man nearby.

He was taken to Tamworth Police Station, where inquiries continue.

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.