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Teen stabbed by family member
Teen stabbed by family member

A teenager is in a critical condition after he was allegedly stabbed in Cue, 650km north-east of Perth, this morning.

Police were called to an incident at the corner of Austin and Patterson streets just after 2am.

An 19-year-old man received treatment for a stab wound at the local nursing post before being airlifted to Perth via the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

He is in a critical condition at Royal Perth Hospital.

A 20-year-old Wiluna man has been charged with unlawfully wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm.

He is due to appear in the Geraldton Magistrates Court tomorrow.

A Leonora man was also flown to Perth after police found him with a serious head injury about 6pm last night.

The man also had a burn to one of his knees. He is in a stable condition at RPH.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the man’s injuries is continuing.

Anyone with information regarding either incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

The West Australian

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