Police appeal after man stabbed – Surry Hills

Police are appealing for public assistance after a man was stabbed at Surry Hills this morning.

On Sunday 13 October 2019, a 20-year-old man and three friends left a hotel on Elizabeth Street and turned down Devonshire Street.

They were approached by three unknown males and, shortly after, a brawl ensued where the man was stabbed with a knife.

Emergency services were called to the scene and he was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics for a wound to the back before being taken to St Vincent’s Hospital in a stable condition.

Officers from Surry Hills Police Area Command established a crime scene and began their investigations.

Officers would like to speak to three men who may be able to assist with their investigation.

The first man is described as being of African appearance, aged between 25 and 30, 190cm-195cm tall, with an athletic build and bald. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt with a black breast pocket, blue denim jeans, black shoes with white soles.

The second man is described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged between 25 and 30, 185cm-190cm tall, with an athletic build and short hair. He was last seen wearing a red baseball cap, red jumper with a white or yellow picture on the front, coloured trackpants or jeans and white shoes.

The third man is described as being of African appearance, aged between 25 and 30, 185cm -190cm tall, with an athletic build and bald. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, black jacket, black pants with white shoes.

As inquiries continue, anyone with information, or who may have been in the area at the time of the incident, is urged to contact 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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