POLICE have charged a man after he allegedly ‘glassed’ his brother at Russell Vale.
About 7.30pm on Monday Wollongong police responded to reports of an incident involving two men on Keerong Avenue.
Officers found a 41-year-old man with a head injury and a 40-year-old man with a cut to his thumb.
Police alleged the older man hit his younger brother over the head with a beer bottle during an altercation.
The victim then allegedly armed himself with a knife before cutting the offender’s thumb.
Both men, who it’s believed were affected by drugs and alcohol, were taken by ambulance to Wollongong Hospital for treatment.
The 41-year-old man was later taken to Wollongong Police Station and charged with reckless wounding, affray and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
He was conditionally bailed to appear in Wollongong Local Court on Thursday October 4.
Inquiries into the incident are ongoing.