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Alleged Stabbing in Tamworth

Alleged stabbing in Tamworth sees a man charged
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Alleged stabbing in Tamworth sees a man charged

Friday, 29 October 2021 10:33:36 AM

A man will face court today charged with the alleged stabbing of another man in the state’s northwest yesterday.

Emergency services were called to a unit on Cossa Street, West Tamworth, just before 2.40 am yesterday (Thursday 28 October 2021) following reports a man had been stabbed.

The 47-year-old man was found at the unit with a stab wound to his neck.

He was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics, before being taken to Tamworth Hospital in a stable condition.

Officers from Oxley Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the incident.

Following inquiries, and with the assistance of the Dog Unit, police arrested a 57-year-old man nearby about 4.40 am.

He was taken to Tamworth Police Station and charged with reckless wounding.


The man appeared at Tamworth Local Court yesterday, where he was formally refused bail to re-appear at the same court on Monday 15 November 2021.

Fatal crash near Yass

Sunday, 31 October 2021 08:58:57 AM

A man has died following a two-vehicle crash near Yass today.

Just before 2 am (Sunday 31 October 2021), emergency services were called to the Hume Highway near Rock Lodge Road, Lade Vale, after reports of a Mazda 6 and a Pantec truck collided head-on.

Officers from The Hume Police District attended, and initial inquiries suggest, a passenger in the Mazda got out and was struck by a second truck, travelling northbound.

The man, aged in his 20s, died at the scene. He is yet to be formally identified.

The Mazda driver, a 23-year-old man was treated at the scene before being airlifted to Canberra Hospital in a critical condition.

The two truck drivers, aged 32 and 65, were uninjured and taken to Yass Hospital for mandatory testing.

A crime scene was established, which will be examined by specialist police from the Crash Investigation Unit.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash is underway.

Northbound lanes of the Hume Highway are closed, and local traffic diversions are in place. Check livetraffic.com for more information

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.

Two men charged over alleged assault and robbery of man – Byrock

Friday, 29 October 2021 04:46:01 AM

Police have charged two men following an investigation into the alleged assault and robbery of a man in the state’s northwest last year.

At about 1.20 pm on Friday 3 January 2020, officers attached to Central North Police District were called to a remote property in Byrock, about 110km south of Bourke, following reports of an aggravated robbery.

A 75-year-old man suffered serious injuries and was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Bourke Hospital for treatment. He has since recovered.

It’s alleged the man was injured after being tied to a chair and assaulted by three men, who stole a number of items from the home before fleeing the location.

Local detectives established Strike Force Kinilibah to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident and have been assisted throughout the investigation by detectives attached to State Crime Command’s Robbery and Serious Crime Squad.

A 27-year-old man was previously charged over his alleged involvement in the incident and remains before the courts.

Following further inquiries, strike force detectives arrested two men, aged 25 and 28, at Bankstown and Revesby Heights from 6 am today (Thursday 28 October 2021).

During a subsequent search of the Bankstown property, officers located cash, clothing, mobile phones, and dismantled a small hydroponic set-up. At the Revesby address, police seized clothing.

All seized items will undergo further forensic examination.

Both men were taken to Bankstown Police Station and charged with three offences, including taking and detaining in company with the intent to get advantage occasion actual bodily harm, especially aggravated enter dwelling with intent – wound, and larceny.

Additionally, the older man was charged with cultivating prohibited plants less than small quantity and supplying cannabis more than indictable and below commercial quantity.

Both men were refused bail to appear at Bankstown Local Court today (Friday 29 October 2021).

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