15 Apr 2012

Stabbing in Hamilton

5:16 pm on 15 April 2012

Police are warning people not to confront intruders after an incident on Sunday morning in which a man was stabbed outside his house in Hamilton.

He was smoking outside his property in Saxbys Road in the early hours of Sunday morning, when he was confronted by a person who stabbed him in the abdomen and slashed his arm with a knife.

He has serious but not life threatening injuries.

Police say the offender ran off.

They say people should not confront offenders but should get to a safe place and call 111.