A 31-year-old Forster man appeared in Port Macquarie Local Court yesterday, Sunday June 28 following a domestic related incident on Friday.
On Friday evening, June 26 emergency services were called to a car park on Beach Street, Forster following reports a woman had been injured.
According to police the 21-year-old woman was parked in the car park with a female friend when she was confronted by the man - who was known to her - and stabbed in the back.
When her 22-year-old friend went to her aid she was allegedly threatened with a knife before her mobile phone was stolen during an altercation with the man.
The injured woman was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics for two stab wounds and taken to Manning Base Hospital before being airlifted to John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition.
Officers from Manning Great Lakes Police District established a crime scene and began an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the stabbing.
Following inquiries, a 31-year-old man was arrested at a home on Carribean Street, Forster, about 1.30am on Saturday, June 27.
He was taken to Forster Police Station, where he was charged with robbery while armed with an offensive weapon, wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, and two counts of contravene prohibition/restriction in AVO (domestic).
He was refused bail and to appear at Port Macquarie Local Court.
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