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Stabbing at Bellambi overnight

POLICE are investigating a stabbing following a brawl at Bellambi last night.

About 10pm, Friday November 9, a large number of people left a party in Chounding Crescent, Bellambi and made their way to Rothery Street. Whilst in Rothery Street a brawl broke out resulting in the stabbing of a 17-year-old boy.

Police and ambulance paramedics attended the scene and the injured teen was taken to Wollongong Hospital for treatment of lacerations to his arm, chest, stomach and chin.

A crime scene was established in Rothery Street and examined by specialist forensic officers.

Wollongong Detectives are investigating the stabbing and are looking for a male who has been described as being of Caucasian appearance, 19-21 years old, 175cm tall with a slim build and short brown hair.

He was wearing a polo shirt with thick horizontal black and white stripes and shorts.

Anyone with information about this incident should call Wollongong Police via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000

About Mick Roberts

A journalist, writer and historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of pubs, inns and associated industries in Australia for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick has owned and managed several community newspapers. He was one time editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), Sydney based, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW. He currently calls the inner-Sydney suburb of Surry Hills home.


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