Two charged with affray

Two men have been charged after they allegedly stabbed each other during a dispute in Wollongong on Wednesday night.

The men, aged 44 and 49, became involved in an argument at a Kembla Street unit block about 8.15pm.

During the argument, the 44-year-old allegedly armed himself with a knife, threatened the other man and cut him across the arm.

A scuffle ensued before the older man allegedly grabbed the knife and stabbed the younger man in the shoulder.

Officers attached to Wollongong Local Area Command were called and established a crime scene.

Both men were arrested and treated by paramedics before being taken to Wollongong Hospital.

They were later released and taken to Wollongong police station, where they were charged with affray and are set to appear in Wollongong Local Court in late April.

The incident was the second stabbing Wollongong police were called to on Wednesday.

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