Man stabbed during brawl at Blacktown

Investigations are underway after a man was stabbed during a brawl in Sydney’s west this morning.

About 1.30am (Friday 10 January 2020), emergency services were called to a fast food outlet on Blacktown Road after a man presented there with serious injuries.

Officers from Blacktown Police Area Command attended and found an 18-year-old man suffering a stab wound to his left shoulder and extensive bruising to his face.

Following enquiries, police believe the man was assaulted during a brawl on St Martins Crescent, Blacktown.

Police will allege the man and two friends drove to St Martins Crescent Blacktown at 1.00am and were confronted by 10 males. The group set upon the vehicle causing significant damage before two of the occupants fled the scene. The third occupant is believed to be assaulted by up to six men before escaping and seeking refuge at a fast food outlet.

A passer-by in another vehicle attempted to intervene during the assault but was threatened by the group.

The 18-year-old man was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Westmead Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

No arrests have been made at this time.

As investigations continue, police are appealing for anyone with information or any witnesses who have not yet been spoken to, to contact police via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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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