Police have arrested a 13-year-old boy at his Bathurst home after he allegedly stabbed a man in the chest

Matt Shrivell
The Nightly
A teenager has been charged after a stabbing incident.
A teenager has been charged after a stabbing incident. Credit: Whereis.

A 13-year-old boy has been arrested after allegedly stabbing a man in the chest in Bathurst.

At about 3.30pm on Sunday, emergency services were called to Seymour Street after reports of a stabbing.

On arrival, officers attached to Chifley Police District located a 28-year-old man suffering a stab wound to his chest.

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The man was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being airlifted to Westmead Hospital in a critical condition.

A crime scene was established, and an investigation commenced into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Following inquiries, officers attended a home in Gormans Hill and arrested a 13-year-old boy. He was taken to Bathurst Police Station where he was charged with wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

He was bail refused to appear before a Children’s Court later today.

Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000.

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