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Charges laid following stabbing in Newcastle West


A man and woman have been charged following an investigation into an alleged stabbing in Newcastle West earlier this year.

About 3.35am on Thursday 19 January, emergency services were called to Devonshire Street, where they found two males suffering stab wounds.

NSW Ambulance paramedics rendered assistance to the men, aged 25 and 28, before they were transported to John Hunter Hospital for further treatment.

Officers attached to Newcastle City Police District established a crime scene, which was forensically examined by specialist police.

Following inquiries, an 18-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman were arrested at a property on Blue Gum Road, Jesmond, about 12.10am on Wednesday 1 March.

They were both charged with two counts of wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, possess unauthorised pistol, and possess ammunition without holding licence/permit/authority.

Each was refused bail to appear before Newcastle Local Court on Thursday 2 March.

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