A Coffs Harbour teenager has been charged with stabbing his younger brother.
A Coffs Harbour teenager has been charged with stabbing his younger brother. Trevor Veale

Teenage boy accused of stabbing his younger brother

A TEENAGER has been charged after allegedly stabbing his brother at their Coffs Harbour home overnight.

The 15-year-old was refused bail after appearing in the Coffs Harbour Children's Court today.

Police have been told the youth and his 12-year-old brother were in the kitchen of the family home when an altercation broke out around 9.30pm on Tuesday.

It is alleged he picked up a kitchen knife and stabbed his brother on the left side of his body.

The 12-year-old was taken to Coffs Harbour Hospital for treatment and police said his injury is not believed to be life threatening.

Police attended and arrested the 15-year-old.

He was charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm and armed with intent to commit indictable offence.


Ekka win sends Delaforce to national cattle judging finals

Ekka win sends Delaforce to national cattle judging finals

Young judge to showcase at nationals

Cecil's record beaten after 92 years

Cecil's record beaten after 92 years

Rail trail time smashed

Community pantry offers a helping hand in times of need

Community pantry offers a helping hand in times of need

The initiative was established in June.

Local Partners