A Mardi teenager's been arrested, accused of stabbing a man in Kariong.
A large-scale search kicked off after the 30-year-old was found on Fox Close with a deep cut to his arm just before midday yesterday.
It ended three hours later, when the 17-year-old was found and charged with reckless wounding in company.
He's facing children's court next month.
Police are investigating after a man was stabbed near Gosford earlier today.
Just before midday, emergency services were called to Fox Close, Kariong, following reports a man had been stabbed in the arm.
The 30-year-man was treated by paramedics at the scene before being taken to hospital in a stable condition.
Officers from Brisbane Water Police District, with assistance from PolAir and the Dog Unit, are currently on scene conducting an extensive search of the area.
A crime scene has been established as inquiries into the incident continue.