Horror as a man allegedly stabs a woman multiple times, destroys her car and breaks into a house with a hammer before being arrested in a domestic violence attack
- Police called to real estate in NSW’s Central Coast
- Woman, 56, found with multiple stab wounds
- A 68-year-old man was arrested and charged
A woman is in critical condition in hospital after being stabbed multiple times in a domestic assault.
Police were called to a property in Lake Haven, near Wyong on the NSW Central Coast, at about 9pm Saturday after reports that a woman had been injured.
A 56-year-old woman was found with multiple stab wounds at the intersection of Lake Haven Drive and Stratford Avenue.
A 56-year-old woman was taken to John Hunter Hospital (pictured) in serious but stable condition after being stabbed multiple times in an alleged domestic violence attack
The woman was rushed to John Hunter Hospital in a serious but stable condition.
Witnesses told police the woman was involved in an altercation with a man she knew in the driveway of a home on Pacific Highway.
The woman ran after neighbors tried to stop the alleged attack, while the man fled after allegedly smashing the windows of her car.
The 68-year-old is said to have broken into a nearby home and caused extensive damage with a hammer.
The police arrested the man in the premises and charged him with a slew of crimes related to domestic violence.
His charges include attempted murder, wounding or grievous bodily harm to a person with intent to murder, and burglary.
NSW police arrested a 68-year-old man at a nearby home he had broken into after fleeing the scene. He has been charged with a slew of crimes related to domestic violence
Police arrested the 68-year-old man at a nearby home, where he allegedly broke into and wreaked havoc with a hammer.
The man was denied bail and will appear in Wyong Local Court on Monday.
If you or someone you know has experienced or is at risk of family and domestic violence and/or sexual assault, please call 1800RESPECT (1800 737 732) for a 24-hour national sexual assault, family counseling hotline. and domestic violence.