Man hospitalised after crossbow attack – Yagoona

A man has been seriously injured in a crossbow attack in Yagoona today.

About 11.15am (Sunday 9 August 2020), emergency services were called to Ashby Avenue following reports of a stabbing.

Officers attached to Bankstown Police Area Command attended and found a man, aged 40, suffering wounds to his head, chest and arm.

He was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Liverpool Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

A second man, also aged 40, was arrested at the scene.

A crime scene has been established and police seized a crossbow and arrows.

The men are believed to be known to each other.

As investigations continue, no further information is available at this time.

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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