Man found stabbed in neck after fight

A MAN has been rushed to hospital after being stabbed in the neck at a house in southern New South Wales.

The 44-year-old was allegedly stabbed in the throat during a fight with another man at a unit block in the regional Riverina city of Wagga Wagga on Friday night.

Police and paramedics were called to the unit block on Marshall Avenue at Ashmont about 12.10am.


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They arrived to find the man with wounds to his neck.

He was taken to Wagga Wagga Base Hospital for treatment. His condition is not known.

Police said initial inquiries suggested the 44-year-old was involved in a fight with another man, who is known to him.

Detectives are appealing for information from the public to help locate the suspect.

He is described as being Caucasian and about 175-180cm tall with a thin build, fair complexion, brown cropped hair and blue-green eyes.

Police said the man also has a small tattoo underneath his left eye.

Anyone with any information is urged to come forward and call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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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