Police charge man after stabbing – Merrylands 8 August

A man has been charged following a stabbing at Merrylands yesterday.

About 3.30pm (Sunday 7 August 2022), emergency services were called to Sheffield Street following reports of a stabbing.

Upon arrival, police located a 35-year-old man with multiple stab wounds.

He was taken to Westmead Hospital, where he remains in a critical condition.

Officers from Cumberland Police Area Command established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the incident.

Following inquiries, police attended a nearby home on William Street and arrested a 31-year-old man.

He was taken to Granville Police Station and charged with cause wounding/grievous bodily harm to person with intent to murder.

He was refused bail to appear at Fairfield Local Court today (Monday 8 August 2022).

Police will allege in court the two men are known to each other.

Investigations are ongoing, with anyone with information which could assist detectives urged to contact police.

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. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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