Police are appealing for the public’s help after a 22-year-old man was stabbed on the state’s south coast.
Officers attached to Shoalhaven Local Area Command were made aware of the attack early on Saturday morning (23 March 2013).
Police have been told the 22-year-old was picked up by his father from Jean Street, Sanctuary Point shortly after 4.30am the same day.
On arriving home, his father noticed he was bleeding from the stomach and experiencing significant pain.
Paramedics were called and the man was taken by ambulance to Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital.
He received treatment for wounds to his arm and head, and surgery for a punctured liver and diaphragm.
He remains in intensive care but his condition is said to be stable.
Detectives hope to interview him in the coming days. In the meantime, they’re urging anyone with information about the incident to contact Nowra Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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