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Man faces court over Fairy Meadow stabbing

police 2A MAN is before the courts charged over an alleged stabbing at Fairy Meadow last month.

Emergency services were called to a unit on Daisy Street, Fairy Meadow about 10.25am on Saturday November 30, after reports of a stabbing.

Police officers found a 42-year-old man with a stab wound to his chest. Police allege the wound may have been self inflicted. He was treated at the scene and airlifted to hospital in a serious but stable condition.

A second man – aged 71 – was treated at Wollongong Hospital with multiple stab wounds.

Wollongong police established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

When released from hospital, the 42-year-old man was taken to Wollongong Police Station where he was charged with causing grievous bodily harm to a person with intent.


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