Woman allegedly stabbed wheelchair-bound woman in the neck

A WOMAN was airlifted to hospital after she was allegedly stabbed in the neck at a shopping centre at Bega in southern NSW.

A 42-year-old woman, who was in a wheelchair, and a 27-year-old woman were allegedly arguing when the younger woman returned to her car and got a weapon, police allege.

The women started arguing again and it is alleged the 27-year-old stabbed the other woman in the neck.

The 42-year-old was flown to Canberra Hospital.

The younger woman has been charged with grievous bodily harm with intent to murder.