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.

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