A man has been charged after allegedly throwing a knife at another man at Newcastle.
Police say the 23-year-old was involved in an altercation with another man, 24, outside a cafe on Saturday when he threw a knife at him, narrowly missing.
He was apprehended by by-standers before he was arrested and charged with two counts of common assault, wielding a knife in a public place and affray.
He is expected to face Newcastle Local Court on Sunday.
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