Police are appealing for public assistance after a man was stabbed in the leg at Allawah overnight.
About 10pm (Friday 27 March 2015), a 24-year-old man left Allawah Railway Station and began walking down Illawarra Street when he was approached by another man.
The man allegedly asked the 24-year-old man for cigarettes before allegedly pushing him and stabbing him in the upper thigh.
The injured man fled the location to his home on Noble Street where he contacted family who took him to St George Hospital for treatment. His injuries are not considered life threatening.
Officers attached to St George Local Area Command were alerted and launched an investigation into the incident.
Inquiries into the matter are continuing and police would now like to speak to a man who may be able to assist in the investigation.
The man is described as being aged in his early to mid 20s, about 175cm tall, with short dark hair, a short beard and of a stocky build.
He was last seen wearing a red Nautica t-shirt, dark-coloured tracksuit pants and multi-coloured Nike runners.
Anyone who knows the man’s identity or has any information that could assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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