A MAN was treated for a severed artery after two alleged stabbings in Maclean on Thursday night.
A 29-year-old man was arrested in a house on Brooms Head Rd, Gulmarrad and has been charged.
About 2.45am yesterday, police from Coffs/Clarence Local Area Command and other emergency services attended Cameron Street, Maclean, following reports of a stabbing.
Upon arrival two men, aged 24 and 21, were located with alleged stab wounds.
They were taken to Maclean Hospital; however, the older man was later airlifted to Lismore Base Hospital where he underwent surgery to repair a severed artery.
About 2.30pm, a 29-year-old man was arrested at a house on Brooms Head Road, Gulmaraad, and taken to Maclean Police Station.
A search warrant was conducted at the house and police will allege that 30 cannabis plants were seized.
The man was charged with:
- Reckless grievous bodily harm
- Assault occasioning actual bodily harm
- Armed with intent to commit indictable offence
- Cultivate prohibited plant
- Possess prohibited plant
He was refused bail to appear at Grafton Local Court later today.
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