12 September 2022

Police search for three males after teen allegedly stabbed near Batemans Bay

| Albert McKnight
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An 18-year-old has been stabbed near Batemans Bay. Photo: File.

NSW Police are calling for help to find three males after a teenager was left with multiple stab wounds near Batemans Bay.

Police said emergency services were called to Denhams Beach at about 1:10 am on Wednesday (7 September) over allegations of two home invasions and a stabbing.

They learned an 18-year-old man had arrived at Batemans Bay Hospital with multiple stab wounds to his abdomen, but, fortunately, his injuries were not life-threatening.

Officers began an investigation, with inquiries revealing a nearby home in Kennedy Crescent had allegedly been targeted just minutes before a home on Beach Road.

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Police believe the incidents are linked. Officers are now looking for three males aged in their late teens who were wearing dark clothing and face coverings.

Anyone with information can contact Batemans Bay Police on 4472 0099 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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