Man charged with stabbing work colleague

A 47-year-old Milton man has been charged with stabbing a 49-year-old Milton man on Saturday evening.

The two men, who were work colleagues, had been drinking throughout the day before going to the older man’s home in Milton.

A conversation between the two resulted in the younger man grabbing a kitchen knife and cutting the victim on the left forearm.

The victim fled his home and contacted police.

They spoke to him at Milton Hospital where he was being treated.

At 8.30pm police went to the victim’s address where they arrested the 47-year-old.

He was taken to the Ulladulla Police Station where he was charged with reckless wounding.

The man was granted bail and will appear in Milton Local Court on September 4.