Police lay charges after stabbing – Kearns

A man has been charged with drug and weapon offences following a stabbing earlier this week in Sydney’s west.

About 10.40pm on Tuesday 14 January 2020, police and emergency services were called to Kearns Avenue, Kearns – near Campbelltown – following reports a man had been stabbed.

A police operation was conducted by officers attached to Campbelltown City Police Area Command, supported by units from the Public Order and Riot Squad officers, Police negotiators, the Tactical Operations Unit and the Dog Unit.

Initial inquiries revealed the 36-year-old man was stabbed following an argument with two neighbours, men aged 25 and 36, who fled the scene.

The 36-year-old was taken to Liverpool Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Following inquiries, at 1.15pm yesterday (Thursday 16 January 2020), police attended the same home on Kearns Avenue, after reports of a domestic dispute and arrested a 36-year-old man.

He was taken to Campbelltown Police Station and charged with conceal indictable offence, possess or use a prohibited weapon without permit and possess prohibited drug.

He was granted conditional bail to appear at Campbelltown Local Court on Monday 10 February 2020.

Police continue to make inquiries to locate the 25-year-old man.

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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