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Lake Illawarra Local Area Command

Man Charged After Double Stabbing – Warilla

A Warilla man faces court today over the alleged stabbing of two teenagers last week.

About 11 pm on Friday 5 February the pair was drinking with friends at a Fleetwood Crescent residence at Warilla when a small fight broke out between several persons at the party.

During the physical altercation a 16-year-old Albion Park boy and a 17-year-old Warilla boy both sustained stab wounds to their backs. Both of the teenagers underwent surgery at Wollongong Hospital for their injuries.

The offender then fled the area.

Detectives from Lake Illawarra Local Area Command attended the scene and conducted inquiries.

About 10.30 pm yesterday, Police arrested an 18-year-old Warilla man at a local residence.

The male was subsequently charged with reckless wounding (x2) and affray.

The male was refused bail and will appear in Wollongong Local Court later today.

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