Man stabbed, and another arrested in Merrylands

A man has been arrested after another man was stabbed in Merrylands overnight.

About 11.30pm (Sunday 6 January 2019), a 41-year-old man went to a home on Earl Street, Merrylands.

Following an altercation, a 29-year-old man allegedly stabbed the 41-year-old man with a screw driver.

Officers from Cumberland Police Area Command attended and found a 41-year-old man with multiple puncture wounds to his head, neck and shoulder.

He was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Westmead Hospital in a stable condition. His injuries are not considered life-threatening.

Police arrested a 29-year-old man at the scene. He was taken to Granville Police Station to assist with inquiries.

Police believe the men are known to each other.

Inquiries continue.

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