Man stabbed in the neck and arm at Light Street, Bar Beach unit

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a stabbing in Newcastle overnight, which left one man in hospital.

About 8.30pm on Monday officers were called to a unit complex on Light Street, Bar Beach, following reports that a man had been stabbed.

On arrival officers located a 47-year-old man with stab wounds to his neck and arm.

He was treated at the scene before being taken to John Hunter Hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

A crime scene was established while officers from Newcastle City continue speaking with a number of people who they believe may have been inside the unit when the incident occurred.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: