A teenager will appear in court today charged with the alleged stabbing of a 19-year-old at a park in Sydney’s St George area.
About 7.30pm on Thursday 24 September 2020, a group of Year 12 students gathered at the Peter Depena Reserve, Russell Avenue Dolls Point to celebrate the end of school.
Around 10.20pm, emergency services were called to the park following reports a male had been stabbed.
Police have been told there was an altercation near the public toilets in the park between a 19-year-old male who was not a student and a male described as being of Middle Eastern appearance, who was not known to any of the students.
The 19-year-old received a stab wound to the lower abdomen. He was treated at the scene by ambulance paramedics and was later transported to St George Hospital for surgery.
Officers from St George Police Area Command secured a crime scene and commenced an investigation.
Following numerous inquiries, police arrested an 18-year-old male at a unit in Monterey about 6.50pm yesterday (Friday 25 September 2020).
He was taken to St George Police Station and was charged with two offences – wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and armed with intent to commit an indictable offence.
He was refused bail to appear before Parramatta Bail Court today (Saturday 26 September 2020).