A man has died after an alleged stabbing at Bolton Point overnight.
Police were called to a property at Leumeah Place at around 10:45pm and found a 35-year-old man who had suffered stab wounds.
He was taken to the John Hunter Hospital but died just before midnight.
A man in his 50s is now assisting police with their investigations, while officers are also searching for another man who fled the scene.
He’s described as being of Caucasian appearance and about 172cm tall.
Officers have also launched Strike Force Larkview to investigate the killing.
Anyone with information is being urged to contact Lake Macquarie police.