A teenager has been charged over the alleged stabbing of another teen at Sawtell at the weekend.
About 8pm on Sunday, September 19, emergency services responded to reports of a stabbing at a beach near First Avenue, Sawtell.
Police were told a group of about 100 people were in attendance at the location, when a fight broke out.
During the altercation, a 16-year-old boy was stabbed multiple times.
The injured teenager was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics, before being taken to Coffs Harbour Health Campus for treatment, where he remains in a serious but stable condition.
Officers from Coffs/Clarence Police District established Strike Force Duper to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Following inquiries, a 17-year-old boy was arrested at Lismore Police Station on Tuesday, September 21.
He was charged with wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and affray.
The teenager was refused bail to appear before a children's court on September 22.