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BREAKING: Man charged after alleged Orange stabbing

April 30, 2024

The alleged stabbing occurred hereabouts on Saturday. Google Street View.

By Peter Holmes

Charges have been laid following an alleged stabbing in Orange on Saturday.

"About 2.30pm on Saturday (April 27, 2024), emergency services were called to Dalton Street, Orange, following reports of an assault," NSW Police said.

"On arrival, officers attached to Central West Police District located a 33-year-old man suffering from stab wounds to his chest."

Police said they were told that "the man had a physical altercation with two other men before he was allegedly stabbed".

Police believe the three men are known to each other.

The man was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Orange Hospital in a stable condition.

A crime scene was established and an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident commenced.

"Following inquiries, about 2.15am today (Tuesday April 30, 2024), police attended a home on Matthews Avenue, Orange, and arrested a 35-year-old man," police said.

"He was taken to Orange Police Station and charged with robbery armed with offensive weapon cause wounding/grievous bodily harm, and breach of bail."

He was refused bail to appear at Orange Local Court today.

The alleged incident occurred on the corner of Dalton and McLachlan streets. Police are appealing for anyone with information about this incident - including dashcam or CCTV footage - to contact Orange Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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