Police hunt for man wanted over stabbing


Police have issued the description of a man they wish to speak to over a stabbing during a home invasion in Jesmond earlier this year.

At about 10.30pm on Tuesday 15 July, emergency services were called to a unit on Blue Gum Road following reports a man had been stabbed.

Upon arrival, police located a 29-year-old man with multiple stab wounds.

He was taken to John Hunter Hospital for treatment and has since been released.

Officers from Newcastle City Police District attended and commenced an investigation into the incident.

As investigations continue, detectives are hoping to speak to a man who may be able to assist with their inquiries.

He’s described as being of Caucasian appearance, between 170cm and 175cm tall and of a stocky build.

It’s believed the man left the scene in a vehicle, described only as a light coloured four-door sedan which was waiting nearby.

Anyone who may have seen or heard anything suspicious between 10pm and 11pm on Tuesday 15 July, or who may have nearby dashcam or CCTV footage is urged to contact Newcastle Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.