Man charged with attempted murder following Nelson stabbing

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch
Oct 15, 2021 |

A man’s been charged with attempted murder after an incident in Nelson this afternoon.

Around 1pm today, Nelson Police attended a Waimea Road address where a 47-year-old male had been stabbed.

He was taken to Nelson Hospital with serious injuries, and after surgery is now in a stable condition.

Detective Sergeant Mark Kaveney said q 40-year-old man, known to the victim, was taken into custody at the scene.

He has been charged with attempted murder and will be appearing in Nelson District Court tomorrow, October 16.

Police are not seeking anyone else in relation to this matter.

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch

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