Suspect charged after man stabbed in neck

A MAN has been charged with stabbing another man in the neck in the NSW Riverina city of Wagga Wagga on Friday.

Police and paramedics were called to reports of a stabbing at a unit block on Marshall Street in Ashmont during the early hours of Friday morning.

Why they arrived, officers found a 44-year-old man with stab wounds to his neck.


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He was taken to Wagga Wagga Base Hospital in a stable condition.

Following investigations, a 46-year-old man who is known to the victim was arrested at an address in Ashmont.

He has since been charged with wounding with intent to murder and two counts of destroying property.

The man was remanded in custody overnight and was due to appear in Wagga Wagga Local Court today.

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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