Teen charged with murder after fatal street stabbing at Lake Macquarie

One teenager has died and another has been taken to hospital in a serious condition after a fatal stabbing at Lake Macquarie.

Teen charged with murder after fatal street stabbing at Lake Macquarie

A teenager has been charged with murder and attempted murder after a fatal stabbing at Lake Macquarie overnight.

A 16-year-old boy was killed and another 16-year-old boy was seriously wounded.

Police were called to a home on Parbury Road, Swansea, at 8.20pm last night.

When officers arrived, they found two teenage boys with stab wounds to their chests.

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Bystanders attempted to offer aid to one of the boys, before he was treated by paramedics; however he was unable to be revived and died at the scene.

The second boy was also treated by paramedics before being taken to John Hunter Hospital in a serious condition.

The boy's injuries resulted in him requiring surgery.

He currently remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

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A crime scene has been established at the property and officers have commenced an investigation into the circumstances of the incident.

Following a canvas of the area, police found a third 16-year-old boy in the backyard of home on Parbury Road about an hour later.

Ambulances outside John Hunter Hospital.

He was arrested and taken to Belmont Police Station and has since been charged with murder and attempted murder.

He's will appear at a children's court today.

Police allege that a fight broke out between the boys after a verbal altercation outside of a property.

Anyone with information about the incident, or who may have dashcam or CCTV footage from the area is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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Police confront Melbourne lockdown protesters

Anti-lockdown protesters in Melbourne are defying police warnings and are staging demonstrations in the city today.

Police confront Melbourne lockdown protesters

Police have deployed capsicum spray during rowdy anti-lockdown protests in Melbourne.

The protesters are defying warnings and are staging demonstrations in the city today, throwing what appear to be flares and smoke bombs at police.

Hundreds of demonstrators - many not wearing masks - have gathered in the inner suburb of Richmond in a move apparently designed to avoid police.

Earlier today Victoria Police set up checkpoints aimed at keeping them out of the CBD.

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Images showed some demonstrators being chased by police and held by officers.

Travel to and from Melbourne's CBD by public transport and car was halted to prevent anti-lockdown protesters from gathering in the CBD.

But protest organisers switched the time and location of the rally from 12pm in the city centre, reports.

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Instead they switched it to 10am at Richmond and began gathering at about midday outside the Richmond Town Hall.

Hundreds marched in the centre of the road chanting "no more lockdown" and "sack Dan Andrews".

Some held banners with the words 'No more lockdown'.

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Others shouted the mental health toll on people was too great.

Most were not wearing masks.

Until 2pm today, no trains, trams and buses will be running to central Melbourne. Services are terminating at suburban stations.

There is a limited shuttle bus service running from key locations for residents who are permitted to travel.

More than 2000 police officers have been deployed to stop and deter the protesters.

This is a developing story.

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