A young woman has been airlifted to hospital after being stabbed in the back during a domestic-related incident in regional NSW.
Emergency crews were called to a car park on Beach Street in Forster around 7.30pm on Friday, following reports a woman had been stabbed.
It’s understood the 21-year-old woman was parked in the car park with a friend, when she was allegedly confronted by a man who was known to her and stabbed in the back.
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“When her friend, a 22-year-old woman, went to her aid, she was allegedly threatened with the knife and had her mobile phone taken during an altercation with the man,” NSW Police said in a statement.
The young woman suffered two stab wounds and was treated at the scene by paramedics before being flown to John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition.
Following investigations, a 31-year-old man was arrested at a home in Forster around 1.30am today and charged with robbery while armed with an offensive weapon, wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, and two counts of contravene prohibition/restriction in AVO (domestic).
He was refused bail and is due to appear at Port Macquarie Local Court tomorrow.