Man charged with attempted murder

March 30, 2023 1:15 am in by

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A 26-year-old Smithton man has been charged with attempted murder following an isolated incident at Smithton on Tuesday night.

Police were called to Lialeeta Crescent around 10.30pm after a man allegedly received significant wounds during an altercation. Police say the men are known to each other and it is alleged a knife was involved.

The man was taken into custody at the scene and will appear before court on Wednesday evening at 7pm.

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The victim remains in a stable condition in hospital.

Police ask anyone with information or vision relating to the incident to contact Burnie CIB on 131444 or report to Crime Stoppers Tasmania.