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Man arrested after stabbing

A man has been arrested following an alleged stabbing in Tumut this morning.

Police were patrolling the area at 2.15am (Saturday 18 February 2017), when they were flagged down by a resident who reported a man suffering multiple stab wounds had arrived at his home in Quandong Avenue.

NSW Ambulance paramedics attended and treated the 22-year-old man at the scene before taking him to Tumut Hospital; he has since been airlifted to Canberra Hospital where he is reported to be in a serious condition.

Police from Cootamundra Local Area Command established a crime scene.

A 35-year-old man was arrested a short time later and has been taken to Tumut Police Station where he is assisting detectives with their inquiries.

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