Two men arrested after 22-year-old man stabbed in Wollongong

Two men remain in police custody after a man was stabbed in Wollongong on Saturday night. 

According to police, about 11.10pm on Saturday, two men and a woman were walking along Burelli Street, when they observed three people in a stationary Ford Fiesta.

The group exchanged words before a fight ensued, during which the 22-year-old man was allegedly stabbed once in the abdomen.

He was treated at the scene before being taken to Wollongong Hospital with a deep laceration, where he is expected to undergo surgery.

Officers from Wollongong Police District arrested two men, aged 25 and 33, at a home on Osborne Street.

They were taken to Wollongong Police Station.

Police inquiries are continuing to locate a third man.

Inspector Darren Brown from Wollongong Police District said the victim’s injuries weren’t considered life-threatening at this stage. 

He also said the two men are assisting police with their inquiries.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.