Detectives renew appeal after Marrickville stabbing – Strike Force Botts

Strike force detectives are renewing an appeal for public assistance after a woman was seriously injured when she was stabbed in Sydney’s Inner West last year.

About 2.45am on Wednesday 11 September 2019, emergency services were called to Arthur Street, Marrickville, where they found a woman suffering multiple stab wounds.

The 32-year-old was taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital where she underwent surgery for wounds to her neck, back and arms.

Strike Force Botts was established by detectives from Inner West Police Area Command to investigate the incident.

Police have been told a woman entered a unit before confronting and stabbing the 32-year-old. The injured woman managed to flee the unit and alert emergency services.

As inquiries continue, detectives are appealing for public assistance to identify and locate the woman involved.

The first woman is described as being of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance, approximately 170cm to 175cm tall, with a thin build, dark hair and brown eyes. She was wearing light-coloured pants, black shirt, black shoes with white socks, fingerless gloves, a black hat and red scarf.

Anyone with information is urged to contact investigators.

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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