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Man in court over Bellambi stabbing

A MAN appeared in court today charged over a fight at Bellambi, during which a teenager was stabbed.

About 10pm on Friday (November 9), a large number of people left a party in Chounding Crescent, Bellambi, and made their way to Rothery Street where a fight broke out.

Police will allege a 21-year-old man was involved in the brawl, during which a 17-year-old youth was stabbed multiple times. The injured teen was treated at Wollongong Hospital for cuts to his arm, chest, stomach and chin.

An investigation was initiated into the incident and a 21-year-old man was arrested yesterday (Saturday) at Wollongong Police Station.

He was charged with affray and refused bail. He appearsd before Wollongong Local Court today (Sunday November 11).

Police are asking anyone with information about the incident to contact 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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