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Stabbing in Wollongong

POLICE are appealing for public assistance after a man was stabbed at Wollongong On Friday night.
Shortly after 6pm a 44-year-old man was talking to a taxi driver in Church Street.
At this time an unknown man has approached the 44-year-old and stabbed him in the chest before fleeing.
The victim reported the incident to police about two hours later, and he was conveyed to Wollongong Hospital for treatment to non-life threatening injuries.
The man is described as being 180cm tall with long grey hair. He was wearing light blue jeans and a blue and white chequered jacket. He was walking a dog on a lead at the time.

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 Australian pubs and associated industries for over 30 years. He is 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 managed several community newspapers. He has been 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), the Sydney city newspaper, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.


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