Police investigate serious assault at Doonside

An investigation is currently underway following a serious assault in Sydney’s west this evening.

About 5.40pm today (Wednesday 4 August 2021), emergency services responded to reports of an assault in Perigee Close, Doonside.

NSW Ambulance paramedics treated a 16-year-old boy at the scene where he was has been taken to Westmead Hospital in a critical condition.

Officers from Blacktown Police Area Command attended, secured a crime scene and have commenced an investigation.

Inquiries are continuing and no further information is available at this stage.

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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