UPDATE: Police investigate alleged stabbing
UPDATE 11.30AM: Police have launched an investigation into how a man was found with apparent stab wounds in the state's north overnight.
About 6.50pm on Tuesday December 3, a 60-year-old man attended a store on Grafton St, Lowanna, and spoke with a man and a woman known to him.
The pair noticed the 60-year-old had stab wounds to his abdomen and contact emergency services.
Officers from Coffs/Clarence Police District arrived a short time later and established a crime scene.
The man was flown to Gold Coast University Hospital in a serious condition.
Investigations into the circumstances surrounding the incident are continuing.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.
EARLIER: THE Westpac Rescue Helicopter was tasked to assist a man last night in response to an alleged stabbing.
Around 7pm the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked on a primary mission to Lowanna, north west of Coffs Harbour where NSW Ambulance paramedics and the helicopter Critical Care Medical Team treated a 60-year-old male who had apparently received stab wounds.
He was transported to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.