Wounding, Mornington Island

A 28-year-old man has been charged following an incident that occurred at a residence on Mornington Island yesterday afternoon.

Police will allege that around 3.45pm, two men became involved in an argument at a Maarn Maarn Katha Street address.

During the course of the argument, it will be further alleged that one of the men, aged 28-years, smashed a plate and used a sharp segment to wound the other man, aged 22-year-old.

He then fled the scene on-foot.

The 22-year-old sustained a stab wound to his upper right arm and presented to the Mornington Island Hospital for treatment of the non-life-threatening injury.

A short while later, police located the 28-year-old and he was taken into custody.

The 28-year-old Mornington Island man has been charged with one count of wound.

He is due to appear in Mornington Island Magistrates Court today, March 26.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or 24hrs a day.

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