Man allegedly stabbed near Rose Point Park on Thursday afternoon

A 26-year-old male has been arrested and charged with reckless wounding following an incident beside the Hunter River near Rose Point Park.

Around 5:30pm on Thursday a man was allegedly stabbed in the chest after an altercation. He was taken by ambulance to John Hunter Hospital for treatment for non life threatening injuries.

Later that evening police arrested and charged the 26-year-old.