Woman stabbed in face after pub fight

A WOMAN has been charged after allegedly stabbing another woman in the face in a frenzied attack at a pub in the NSW Hunter region.

Police said the two women, aged 25 and 33, became involved in an argument at a licenced premises on Vincent Street in Cessnock about 1am last Sunday, May 5, and as a result, the older woman was evicted.

A short time later, the 33-year-old allegedly returned to the venue and stabbed the younger woman multiple times in the back and face as she was walking out of the building.


Bystanders rushed to the injured woman’s aid and flagged down a passing police car.

The 25-year-old was taken to John Hunter Hospital for treatment before being released the following day.

Following extensive inquiries, the 33-year-old woman attended Cessnock Police Station yesterday afternoon where she was arrested and charged with wounding a person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

She was remanded in custody overnight and due to appear in Maitland Local Court today.

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