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Woman charged over an alleged stabbing at Cessnock


A woman has been charged over an alleged stabbing at Cessnock last week.

In the early hours of Sunday May 5th, police say two women, aged 25 and 33, were at a licenced premises on Vincent Street when an argument broke out. 

In the end, the 33-year-old was evicted.

But not long after, she went back as the 25-year-old woman was leaving the building.

It’s alleged the older woman then stabbed her several times in the back and face.

Bystanders flagged down a passing police vehicle, while the injured woman was taken to John Hunter Hospital for treatment. She was released the following day.

Following extensive inquiries, a 33-year-old woman attended Cessnock Police Station about 5pm last Thursday, where she was arrested.

She’s been charged with wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and was refused bail to appear at Maitland Local Court today.

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