Investigation after man stabbed in Kingswood

Police are investigating after a man was stabbed during a fight in Sydney’s west yesterday.

About 8.40pm (Friday 14 January 2022), emergency services were called to the Great Western Highway, Kingswood, following reports of a concern for welfare.

Upon arrival, officers attached to Nepean Police Area Command were told a group of people had argued about a noise complaint before a fight ensued.

A 46-year-old man suffered a stab wound to his shoulder. He was taken to Westmead Hospital in a stable condition.

Four unknown persons – three males and a female – were seen running from the address toward a sports club on Santley Crescent, Kingswood.

A 57-year-old man was arrested however, he was released shortly after.

Police established a crime scene, and an axe was seized for forensic examination.

As inquiries continue, anyone with information about the incident or who has dashcam vision from the area is urged to contact police.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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