Police lay charges after two men assaulted during brawl at Blacktown

A man has been charged after another two men was stabbed and assaulted during a brawl in Sydney’s west today.

About 1.30am (Friday 10 January 2020), emergency services were called to a fast food outlet on Blacktown Road, Blacktown, after a man entered with serious injuries.

Officers from Blacktown Police Area Command attended and found an 18-year-old man suffering a stab wound to his left shoulder and extensive bruising to his face.

Police will allege the man and two friends drove to St Martins Crescent Blacktown at 1.00am and were confronted by up to 10 males, who were allegedly armed with a machete, a shovel, a baseball bat, an axe and a crowbar.

The group allegedly damaged the vehicle before the 18-year-old man was assaulted by the group.

He was taken to Westmead Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

Another man, also aged 18, was also allegedly assaulted by the group of males before he was driven by a friend to Blacktown Hospital for treatment.

Following inquiries, an 18-year-old man was arrested outside a home in Cavendish Avenue, Blacktown, just before 1.30pm today.

He was taken to Blacktown Police Station, where he was charged with armed with intent to commit indictable offence, assault occasioning actual bodily harm in company of others, wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, affray, and destroy or damage property.

The man was refused bail to appear at Parramatta Bail Court tomorrow (Saturday 11 January 2020).

As investigations continue, anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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