Charges over Nambucca stabbing
TWO men have been charged after a man was wounded during an alleged stabbing at Nambucca Heads yesterday.
Police were called to Bowra St after reports of a brawl on Wednesday about 11am.
Police allege a 24-year-old man was involved in an argument with the passenger of a vehicle, before stabbing the 26-year-old male passenger in the arm, knee and ankle with a knife while he was still in the car.
The passenger fought back and was then allegedly set upon by a 30-year-old man, who was walking nearby.
Detectives from Nambucca Heads arrived and attempted to arrest the 24-year-old man.
However a number of people, including the 30-year-old man, allegedly attempted to free him from police custody.
After a struggle in which police used OC spray, the 24-year-old and 30-year-old men were arrested and taken to Nambucca Heads Police Station.
The 24-year-old man was charged with:
- Wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm;
- Reckless wounding;
- Use offensive language in/near public place/school;
- Carry cutting weapon upon apprehension;
- Goods in personal custody suspected being stolen.
The 30-year-old man was charged with:
- More than three people use violence cause fear;
- Resist officer in execution of duty;
- Wilfully obstruct officer in execution of duty.
The 24-year-old man was refused bail and will appear before Port Macquarie Local Court today,
The 30-year-old man was granted conditional bail and will appear before Macksville Local Court on October 19.