A young woman's accused of throwing a knife at police at Thornton, moments after she stabbed her boyfriend.
A verbal argument between the 18 year old and her 20 year old partner escalated, with the woman allegedly stabbing him in the torso inside their home in Government Road yesterday afternoon.
It's claimed she threw the knife at officers as they tried to arrest her.
Thankfully they weren't injured.
Her boyfriend's recovering in hospital in a stable condition.
Meantime, a man's critical but stable in John Hunter Hospital after being stabbed outside the old Newcastle Post Office last night.
The 33 year old got into a fight with a 46 year old man at around 9pm
The younger man was stabbed in the abdomen with a knife.
The older man was arrested nearby and will face court today.