Man charged following alleged stabbing – Mayfield East

A man has been charged following an alleged domestic-related stabbing at Mayfield East yesterday.

Just before 12.30pm (Sunday 28 February 2016), officers from Newcastle City Local Area Command were called to a house on Margaret Street following reports that a man had been stabbed.

A 34-year-old man was found with a puncture wound to his chest.

He was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance Paramedics and taken to John Hunter Hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

A 59-year-old man was arrested at the scene and taken to Waratah Police Station and charged with malicious wounding.

He was refused bail to appear before Newcastle Local Court today (Monday 29 February 2016).

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