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Bellambi servo stabbing

police 2A MAN is before the courts after allegedly stabbing another man during a fight last month at Bellambi.

About 2.30am on Saturday May 26 two men were at a service station on Rothery Street, Bellambi, when they began to argue.

During the argument, a 20-year-old man was stabbed in the chest by the other man, who then left the area. He attended Wollongong Hospital before being transferred to St George Hospital, where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

 Wollongong Police established a crime scene and launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Later that day, about 7.30pm, a 22-year-old man presented himself to Wollongong Police Station. He was arrested and charged with wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

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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