NSW police charge man over stabbing at The Ponds

Detectives have charged a man over a stabbing at The Ponds, in Sydney’s north west, last week.

Emergency services were called to a park on Marsh Street about 9.15pm on Saturday (23 February 2019), where they found a man with stab wounds to his neck.

Police have been told the man was injured after confronting a group, who had gathered in the park, about their loud behaviour.

The 29-year-old was taken to Westmead Hospital where he underwent emergency surgery. He has since been released from hospital.

Officers from Quakers Hill Police Area Command commenced an investigation into the incident.

On Tuesday (26 February 2019), detectives seized two vehicles from homes near the incident. Those vehicles, along with a number of mobile phones which were seized, have undergone forensic examination.

Following further inquiries, an 18-year-old man was arrested after attending Riverstone Police Station about 7pm yesterday (Wednesday 27 February 2019).

The Stanhope Gardens man was charged with wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and was refused bail to appear in Blacktown Local Court today (Thursday 28 February 2019).

Investigations are continuing.

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