Police are investigating after a teenager was stabbed at Ettalong last night.
Just after 8pm (Sunday 1 January), emergency services were called to Uligandi Street, Ettalong Beach, following reports a 16-year-old boy had been stabbed.
Police have been told the incident occurred in a nearby laneway after he was approached by a group of males.
The youth was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics for a stomach wound before being taken to Gosford Hospital in a stable condition.
Officers from Brisbane Water Local Area Command are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Anyone with information is urged to come forward.
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Source: NSW Police