A man has been charged with stabbing his neighbour at a unit complex at Wollongong overnight.
Police said that around 9.00pm, emergency services were called to a complex in Kembla Street following reports of a stabbing.
On arrival, officers found a 50-year-old man with wounds to his hand, forearm and ear. He was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to Wollongong Hospital in a stable condition.
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His attacker, a 36-year-old man, was arrested in a nearby unit in the building.
Police said initial investigations suggest the pair were involved in a verbal altercation prior to the stabbing.
The younger man has been charged with wound with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and is due to face court today.