Police investigate stabbing at Edgeworth


A man is in a stable condition after presenting to John Hunter Hospital with several stab wounds overnight.

At about 12.10am (Wednesday 12 May), emergency services were called to a home on Renfrew Crescent, Edgeworth, after reports a man had been injured in an altercation.

Upon arrival, officers attached to Lake Macquarie Police District established a crime scene and were notified that a 30-year-old man had presented at John Hunter Hospital suffering stab wounds to his arms and buttocks; his injuries are not considered life-threatening.

Police have been told the man was confronted by three people at the home before he was assaulted and stabbed.

Detectives have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident and how the man came to be injured.

Anyone who may have seen or heard anything in the nearby area between 11.30pm yesterday (Tuesday 11 May) and 12.30am today, or who may have CCTV or dashcam footage is urged to contact Belmont Police 4922 8899 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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