Bail for Tweed man on stab charge

UPDATED: Two men charged in relation to a stabbing in Port Macquarie in June were granted bail in Tweed Heads Local Court on Monday.

The 19-year-old man was arrested at Bilambil Heights on Saturday and charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and five offences relating to firearm and drug offences.

Police seized a pen gun, a shortened single-barrel shotgun, ammunition, a knife and cannabis at the Bilambil Heights address during a raid.

According to police, a 25-year-old man was involved in an altercation with the Bilambil Heights man and a 20-year-old man in Hay St, Port Macquarie, on June 3 between 1am and 2am.

The 25-year-old man attempted to run away, however was chased by the two men who punched and kicked him to the head.

Both men then attended a car park on Short St, where they were involved in another verbal argument with two men who were walking past.

Police alleged that the 19-year-old man pulled out a knife and stabbed one of the men, aged 23, in the stomach.

The 20-year-old man was also arrested on Saturday and charged with robbery in company and affray.



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