Police Charge Man After Stabbings – Marrickville

A man will appear in court today after being charged following a stabbing at Marrickville yesterday (Thursday 23 May 2024).

About 5.50pm yesterday, emergency services responded to reports of a stabbing on Sydenham Road, Marrickville.

NSW Ambulance paramedics treated a man, aged 25, for stab wounds to his face, neck, head and hand.

He was taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and is in a critical condition.

A woman, aged 55, was also treated for a stab wound to the throat, before being taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in a stable condition.

Officers attached to Inner West Police Area Command established a crime scene and commenced investigations into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

A 22-year-old man was arrested at the scene and taken to Newtown Police Station.

He has been charged with two counts of cause wounding/grievous bodily harm to person with intent to murder.

He will appear before Newtown Local Court today.

Police will allege all three people are known to each other.

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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