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Moss Vale stabbing update - Man now charged

bowral police station

A 20 year old man has now been charged in connection with a stabbing at Moss Vale.

Around 3:45 this morning a 17 year old male was asleep on a lounge at a home on Patuna Avenue when the 20 year old allegedly stabbed him in the side of the of his neck.

A struggle between the pair followed and the injured male allegedly hit his attacker several times with a baseball bat.

Other occupants in the home were awoken and had to separate the pair.

The 17 year old was taken to Liverpool Hospital in a stable condition.

Meanwhile the 20-year-old man was arrested at the house and taken to Bowral Police Station where he was charged with malicious wounding with intent to cause a serious indictable offence and armed with intent to commit a serious indictable offence.

He was refused bail and will appear in Moss Vale Local Court later today.