16 Jul 2009

Man due in court after stabbing outside hotel

12:01 pm on 16 July 2009

A man is scheduled to appear in court on Thursday, following a stabbing in the Rangitikei district.

The police say the man, 29, who is from Wanganui, was arrested after a stabbing outside a hotel in Marton at about 8pm on Wednesday.

He is charged with threatening to kill and wounding with intent.

A man, 50, was stabbed in the abdomen following an argument. He's in Wanganui hospital but the wound is not thought to be serious.