A man has been charged over a stabbing at Rutherford.
Emergency services were called to Alexandra Avenue at about 8:45pm on 25 May after reports a 21-year-old man had been stabbed in the abdomen.
Police treated the man before NSW Ambulance paramedics arrived and he was taken to the John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition.
His injuries were not considered life threatening and he’s since been released.
Port Stephens-Hunter Police District officers have been investigating and yesterday a 19-year-old man attended Maitland Police Station where he was arrested.
The man was refused bail to appear at Maitland Local Court today.