NSW police update: Man charged as investigations continue

A man will appear in court today as investigations continue after a woman was found with critical injuries in Sydney’s west yesterday.

About 8.30pm (Thursday 10 February 2022), emergency services were called to a home on Macarthur Street, Fairfield East, after a concern for welfare report.

Officers attached to Fairfield City Police Area Command attended and found a 24-year-old woman with injuries to her neck.

NSW Ambulance paramedics commenced CPR on the woman before she was conveyed to Liverpool Hospital in a critical condition.

A crime scene was established and is being examined by specialist forensic officers.

As part of inquiries, a 27-year-old man was arrested shortly after on Woodville Road and was taken to Fairfield Police Station.

He was charged with contravene prohibition/restriction in AVO (Domestic). Two outstanding warrants were also executed.

The man was refused bail to appear at Fairfield Local Court today (Friday 11 February 2022).

An investigation is underway into the circumstances surrounding how the woman came to be injured.

Inquiries are ongoing and anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Fairfield Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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

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