Man ambushed, stabbed in the head in armed robbery

A WOMAN has been charged with breaching an Apprehended Violence Order after a man was robbed and stabbed in the head at a home in Wollongong.

Police said the 37-year-old man met up with the 26-year-old woman at a house on Buckland Street in Fernhill about 7am on Friday.

But as the man tried to leave, it’s alleged he was stopped by the woman and two other men who police demanded money from him before stabbing him in the head.


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The victim ran away from the scene and alerted police who attended the Fernhill home, established a crime scene and arrested the 26-year-old woman.

She has since been charged with demand property by force in company to steal, possessing a prohibited drug, and contravening a Apprehended Violence Order.

The 26-year-old was remanded in custody overnight and due to appear in Wollongong Local Court today.

The injured man was taken to Wollongong Hospital for treatment to injuries to his left ear.

Police have confirmed the man is known to the woman, however, his relationship to her is not known.

Detectives are still trying to locate the two other men involved in the incident.

Anyone with any information that could assist police with their investigation is urged to come forward.

If you have information for Police, please contact NSW Police on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day. 

You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via nsw.crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at myGC.com.au. He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at myGC.com.au ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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