Stabbing victim staggers into Wollongong liquor store

A 62-YEAR-OLD man has stumbled into a Wollongong liquor store covered in blood after being stabbed by a stranger on the sidewalk.

Police said the man staggered into the Balgownie Road store at Balgownie nursing a stab wound to his stomach around 6.30pm last night.

It’s believed the 62-year-old was bailed up and stabbed by a stranger on Farrell Street in what police said appeared to be a random, unprovoked attack.


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He was treated at the liquor store by paramedics for a non-life-threatening puncture wound to his abdomen before being transported to Wollongong Hospital in a stable condition.

As investigations continue, police are urging anyone with information to contact Wollongong Detectives or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.