Police arrest man after stabbing in North Parramatta

A man has been arrested near Penrith following an alleged stabbing at a sporting ground in Sydney’s north-west today.

Officers from Cumberland Police Area Command attended Old Saleyards Reserve on Gladstone Street, North Parramatta, just after 11.20am (Sunday 9 August 2020), after three males – aged 16, 19 and 22 – were injured during a physical altercation at the conclusion of a rugby league match.

The injured males remain in Westmead Hospital.

Several men fled the scene in a vehicle and with assistance from PolAir, officers from Nepean Police Area Command and the Public Order and Riot Squad, attended a home on Victoria Street, Cambridge Park, just before 2pm.

A 19-year-old man was arrested at the home and taken to Nepean Hospital under police guard for treatment of an existing hand injury.

Investigations continue.

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.

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