Police investigating an alleged knife attack at Wallsend

Newcastle City Police are investigating after a man was allegedly involved in a knife attack at Wallsend.

At about 6:35pm last night, Tuesday October 5, police were called to Bunn Street after being alerted to a 41-year-old man who had presented to NSW Ambulance paramedics with wounds to his wrist and chest.

He was later taken to John Hunter Hospital for treatment.

Around the same time, police were called to reports of an alleged brawl outside a home on nearby Bousfield Street.

Detectives have commenced an investigation into how the man came to be injured, including whether the incidents are linked.

Anyone who may have seen or heard anything in the nearby area between 5.30pm and 7pm is urged to contact Waratah Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.