Police investigating after stabbing – Merrylands

A man has been arrested, and inquiries continue, after a stabbing at Merrylands.

Emergency services were called to Sheffield Street about 3.30pm today (Sunday 7 August 2022), where they found a 31-year-old with multiple stab wounds.

He was taken to Westmead Hospital in a critical condition.

Officers from Cumberland Police Area Command established a crime scene and commenced inquiries.

It’s believed the stabbing was targeted.

Following inquiries, police attended a nearby home and arrested a 30-year-old man. He’s been taken to Granville Police Station.

Inquiries are continuing and anyone with information is 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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